Virtual Business Accreditation Seminar

November 15–18, 2021 | Virtual Offering | Americas


Nancy Bagranoff, Dean and Professor, Accounting, Robins School of Business University of RichmondNancy Bagranoff, University of Richmond

Nancy Bagranoff is Professor of Accounting and University Professor at the University of Richmond.  She is a CPA and has worked for General Electric and as a Faculty in Residence at Arthur Andersen. Professor Bagranoff was Dean of the Robins School from 2010 until 2019.  Prior to that appointment she served as Professor of Accounting and Dean of the College of Business and Public Administration at Old Dominion University.  Dr. Bagranoff has taught at several universities, including American University, George Mason University, and Miami University.  Her areas of teaching and research are accounting accounting information systems, and cybersecurity. Dr. Bagranoff has extensive volunteer academic and professional service experience.  She has been President of the American Accounting Association, Chair of the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Board of Directors of the AICPA, and Chair of the Economics Club of Hampton Roads.  She has been on the Board of Directors of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and co-chaired the Business Accreditation Task Force that developed the 2020 Business Accreditation Standards.

Maria BaltarMaria Baltar, AACSB International

Maria Baltar serves as Assistant Vice President, Accreditation Operations and Implementation at AACSB International. She oversees a portfolio of over 50 schools in Latin America and the United States. Maria works closely with our global volunteer network, serves as the staff liaison to the Initial, Accounting and Continuous Improvement Accreditation Committees. Maria’s career spans over 20 years and includes management experience in the hospitality and wholesale IT distribution industries. Maria has a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of South Florida and an MBA from the University of Tampa.