Accounting Advisory Council

The Accounting Advisory Council supports Saint Leo University's accounting degree programs, providing valuable industry insights and commentary. The council meets twice annually to discuss industry trends and report findings on a variety of action items while helping advance the department’s strategic plan, operational responsibilities, and ultimately, student success.

Industry Members

  • Joshua Buck '13, 14: Senior Accountant, Triad Retail Media
  • Tyson Davis: Vice-President and CFO, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel
  • Aaron R. Crall, CPA: Audit Manager, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
  • Timothy W. Donovan: Partner, Skoda Minotti
  • Steven Hickman: President and CEO, First National Bank of Pasco
  • Paula S. O’Neil, PhD: Clerk & Comptroller, Pasco County Clerk’s Office
  • Joyce Suarez: Manager of Accounting Services, AvMed Healthplans, Inc.

University Members

  • Barbara Caldwell, PhD: Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance
  • Passard C. Dean, DBA: Professor of Accounting & Finance
  • Suzanne Seymoure, PhD: Assistant Professor of Accounting; Accounting Advisory Council Secretary

Ex-Officio Members

  • Balbir Bal, PhD: Dean, Donald R. Tapia School of Business
  • Eddie Kenny: Director, Alumni & Parent Relations
  • Lorrie McGovern, DBA: Associate Dean, Graduate Studies in Business