Representatives of the Professional Accounting Council (PAC) are from the public accounting, private industry, academia, government, and not-for-profit sectors. The PAC provides access to the professional community and advice on issues ranging from curriculum to the industry’s need for a diversified workforce.


Stephen Belyn (BBA 1991)
Managing Director, FTI Consulting

Steven Buesing (MBA 2000)
Vice President & Controller, Commercial Systems, Rockwell Collins

Kyle Cannon (BBA 1999)
Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Todd Caven (BBA 1986)
Managing Director, Saguaro Capital Partners, Rock Ridge Enterprises

Joe Ceryanec (BBA 1984)
CFO, Meredith Corporation

Tiffani Conrey (BBA 1998)
CFO and Treasurer, Skogman Companies

Gregory C. Ellison (BBA 1973)
Resident Partner, Banks, Finley, White & Company

Jorge Garcia (BBA 1994)
Senior Vice President & Corporate Controller, Popular Inc.

Steve Klyn (BBA 1988/MBA 1998)
Vice President & CFO, International Equipment Solutions

Melissa Koeppel (BBA 1983/MAC 1985)
Partner, National Leadership Team, Grant Thornton LLP

Chad Kokenge (BBA 1991)
National Leader, Transaction Services—Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC

Joe McCarragher (BBA 1999)
Partner, RSM US LLP

Chuck Mersch (BBA 2007/MBA 2008)
Senior Finance Manager, Transamerica

Bob Nicolls (BBA 1980)
Owner, Monarch Investment & Management Group

Nicole Thorne-Jenkins (PhD 2002)
Associate Professor, University of Kentucky

Wolfe Tone (BBA 1996)
National Tax Leader for DGES, Tax Partner, Deloitte Tax LLP

Michael Trettin
Auditing Managing Director, KPMG LLP

Jeffrey Westhoff (BBA 1995)
Controller, John Deere Power Products