All faculty members who teach classes in Accounting are Certified Public Accountants who maintain their professional CPA credentials by staying current in accounting. With each professor having more than 10 years of field experience, the faculty, collectively, have held positions such as controller, accounting manager, vice president of finance and chief financial officer.

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Kent Williams; MBA, CPA Asst Prof; Business kent.williams@indwes.edu Department - Accounting Division - Business


Kent has been a full-time faculty member in the Division of Business since the fall of 1995. His main areas of teaching responsibilities include accounting, entrepreneurship and business ethics. After completing an M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation from Ball State University, he was instrumental in developing and launching the Entrepreneurship major at IWU in the fall of 2005. Prior to his tenure at IWU, he held several corporate accounting and tax positions.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., 1984, Olivet Nazarene University
  • M.B.A., 2002, Ball State University
  • C.P.A.


Kent is the chair of the Indiana CPA Society’s Ethics Committee and serves on the Leadership Cabinet. He is also a member of the AICPA and USASBE (United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship). At the 2008 annual GCEC Conference (Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers), he chaired the panel on Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy. Over the last several years, he has presented at financial conferences on ethics, related to the accounting profession.

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