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Accounting Graduate Program Faculty

Learn from Leaders

Our faculty members are accomplished practitioners in the field of accounting. All have earned a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant certification (CMA), and have been selected for their combination of educational and professional experience and expertise.

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Program Director

  • Program Director

    Melanie Torborg is a Certified Management Accountant with more than 20 years of experience in corporate accounting. Her favorite areas of accounting are budgeting, strategic planning, and financial statement analysis.

Faculty

  • Adjunct Instructor

    Walter is president of Jungbauer Consulting and provides interim or contract CFO services to the company’s clients.

  • Assistant Professor

    Ron Myszkowski has designed and delivered several courses both online and in the classroom in the M.B.A. and Master of Accounting programs here at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. He has also taught at the University of St.

  • Adjunct Program Assistant Professor

    Ann Van Diest is a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) with a B.A. in Economics from Saint Olaf College and an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from the University of Saint Thomas.

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Alisa DiSalvo, MBA, received her Bachelor of Science degree from Otterbein College and her Masters of Business Administration - Finance from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio, and she is currently a doctorate candidate.  She has been an a

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor

    Faye Larson, M.B.A., C.P.A. (inactive), received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Accounting from the College of Saint Catherine and her Masters of Business Administration from Metropolitan State University in Minnesota.

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • CPA, Principal FP&A (professionally), Professor SGPP (academic)

    Nancy L. Johnson is a passionate educator and financial professional with 20 years in the financial services industry as an analyst and equity trader, and 15 as a financial process transformation consultant.

  • Assistant Professor, Accounting

    Renee L. Thompson, MBA, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.