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Accounting faculty bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom. With a range of professional and academic qualifications, Drake faculty include both Ph.D.s and CPAs—many professors have both.

Kelley Ellis, CPA, Assistant Professor of Practice in Accounting

J. Royce Fichtner, Associate Dean and Professor of Business Law

Stephen Gara, CPA, Director of the School of Accounting & Associate Professor of Accounting

Jaime Grandstaff, CPA, Assistant Professor of Practice in Accounting

Patrick Heaston, CPA, Aliber Distinguished Professor of Accounting

Joyce Njoroge, Associate Professor of Accounting

Lou Ann Simpson, Professor of Business Law

Lori Solsma, CPA, Associate Professor of Accounting

January 2, 2018
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance placed Drake at No. 42 on its list of the 100 best values in private universities for 2018.