Influential speakers. Intriguing topics.

Every fall, we invite big names in accounting to be presenters for our National Speaker Series. Our lineup has featured impressive influencers, covering topics from a unique point of view. We choose topics that are top of mind and more importantly, key for future accountants and risk managers to consider.

2018: Angela Sanders, Principal 

Senior Vice President and Controller
Presentation: Diversity and Inclusion 

2017: Patrick Browne, United Parcel Service

Director of Global Sustainability
Presentation: How Sustainability Is Important in Business Operations

2016: Michael Anderson, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Special Agent in Charge, Chicago Office
Presentation: White Collar Crime: The Accountant-Agent at the FBI

2015: Henry Leveque, PwC

Partner, PwC Deals Practice & Practice Leader, Capital Markets & Accounting Advisory Services (Americas)
Presentation: Data Analytics in Accounting and Auditing

2014: Stephen Zeff, Rice University

Professor of Accounting/Keith Anderson Professorship in Business
Presentation: Political Influences on the Development of US Accounting Standards

2013: James L. Kroeker, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

Title: Vice Chairman of the Board

2012 Fall: Dr. Larry Rittenberg, University of Wisconsin

Title: Professor Emeritus and former chair of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO), Treadway Commission

2012 Spring: Jay Hanson, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

Title: Board Member. Formerly National Director of Accounting, McGladrey & Pullen, LLP

See the next speaker

Our speakers appear in October annually. We'll announce this year's presenter during fall semester, so keep an eye on the Tippie events calendar or contact Jaron Wilde