Terri Herron, University of Montana
Terri Herron, PhD, CPA is director of the master of accountancy program and professor of accounting at the University of Montana’s School of Business Administration. Dr. Herron joined Montana in 1996. Before serving as MAcct director, she was associate dean for four years and department chair for seven years. She is a co-facilitator for AACSB’s Impact Forum and previously served on a peer review team for an accounting visit. Dr. Herron received UM’s 2011 Academic Administrator Award and the Montana Society of CPA’s 2002 Jack J. Kempner Outstanding Educator Award. She gained professional experience as an audit manager with KPMG in Fort Worth, Texas. She earned her BBA from Baylor University and her MS and PhD from University of Texas at Arlington and has held an active CPA license for 30 years. Her research areas include auditor judgement, accounting ethics, and regulation of the accounting profession.
John G. Kooti, Shippensburg University
Dr. John Kooti has been serving as the Dean of the John L. Grove College of Business at Shippensburg University of PA since July 2010. Prior to joining Shippensburg University, he was the Dean of the School of School of Business Administration at Georgia Southwestern State University for 12 years during which the institution earned initial accreditation and enjoyed significant increase in enrollment. He has published a number of articles in the area of economics and finance, and completed the post doctorate in Finance from the University of Florida in August 2010. John Kooti has been active in many professional organizations as a member and an officer. He has belonged to several honorary and civic organizations. He has also served as mentor for AACSB. He has been an active member of the Chamber of Commerce, and the Rotary Club and served as President of the Americus, Georgia Rotary Club in 2007-2008.