Yearly Archives: 2015

Chicago CFO of the Year

FEI Chicago Chapter’s Chicago CFO of the Year® Awards honor senior financial leaders who have made contributions to a business or non-profit in Chicago with quality, insight and direction. The following University of Illinois alumni are finalists for these prestigious … Continued

Lyceum – Shannon Schuyler, PricewaterhouseCoopers

By Tom Hanlon Finding Purpose in Your Work Shannon Schuyler is PwC’s first chief purpose officer. While speaking at a recent accountancy lyceum, she joked that it took her nearly 20 years to find her purpose. But understanding purpose—both individual … Continued

Presentation – Keith Czerney

Keith Czerney, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (ILLINOIS PhD), presented a paper entitled, “Are Voluntary Internal Controls-Related Audit Report Disclosures Informative in IPOs?” at the 2015 PCAOB/JAR Conference in Washington DC.

Paper Acceptance – Oktay Urcan

Oktay Urcan’s paper “Corporate Diversification and the Cost of Debt: The Role of Segment Disclosures” co-authored with Francesca Franco and Florin Vasvari has been accepted for publication at The Accounting Review.

Lyceum – Marilyn Gerdes and Patrick Roxworthy

By Tom Hanlon Corporate Tax Outside the Code Students at a recent accounting lyceum received straight-shooting advice, an insider’s look at what it takes to prosper in the corporate tax world, and more than a few war stories from a … Continued

Paper Acceptance – Tim Bauer and Ken Trotman

Tim Bauer and Ken Trotman’s paper entitled, “Group Judgment and Decision making in Auditing: Past and Future Research,” with Kerry Humphreys, UNSW Australia has been accepted to Accounting, Organizations and Society.