Professor Beverly J. Piper, associate professor of accounting, joined Ashland University in 1979. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with an active license to practice accounting from the State of Ohio. In addition, she holds a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certificate which indicates achievement of proficiency in cost and managerial accounting, finance, economics, information systems and business policy. She teaches financial accounting, managerial accounting and cost management. She earned her Master of Science in accounting from the University of Toledo and her Bachelor of Science in education from Bowling Green State University.