Our faculty has extensive real-world experience, and they are outstanding classroom teachers. They are easily accessible and will serve as your program advisors.

Over the past 20 years, members of the Institute's accounting faculty have been selected as SOBA Professor of the Year five times, Teacher of the Year twice, Service Provider of the Year ten times, Researcher of the Year twice and Innovator of the Year once. One faculty member received the J.D./M.B.A. program's Golden Apple teaching award.

  • Michael Bitter, Ph.D., University of Mississippi; Rinker Distinguished Professor of Accounting and Director of the Master of Accountancy Programs; CPA and CGMA; financial accounting/theory and auditing
  • Charles Brandon, Ph.D., University of Georgia; managerial accounting, forecasting
  • Valrie Chambers, Ph.D., University of Houston;  CPA; taxation
  • Bonnie Holloway, M.B.A., Stetson University; CPA; financial and managerial accounting, business ethics
  • Monica Mendoza, Ph.D., University of Florida; CPA; cost/managerial accounting, accounting information systems
  • Maria Rickling, Ph.D., Florida International University; Chair of the M.E. Rinker, Sr. Institute of Tax and Accountancy; financial accounting, corporate governance
  • Mark West, M.B.A., Stetson University; CPA; auditing, regulatory reporting