Department of Accounting and Information Management News

Burkhart is Distinguished Accounting Alumnus

Renda Burkhart

Renda Burkhart, 1976 alum of the UT College of Business Administration, has earned the 2012 Distinguished Accounting Alum Award from the college’s Department of Accounting and Information Management. Burkhart is the founder and president of Burkhart and Company, P.C., an accounting firm that offers financial, accounting, and tax consulting and compliance services to entrepreneurs and individuals.

Accounting Professor to Assist US Treasury with Implementation of JOBS Act

Joe Carcello

United States Treasury officials have invited accounting professor Joe Carcello to join a conversation tomorrow about how best to implement the Jumpstart Our Business Startups, or JOBS Act. Carcello will participate in a roundtable discussion with senior officials from the Treasury and the National Economic Council.

UT Professor Testifies Before Congress about Financial Regulatory Initiatives

A UT Knoxville accounting professor testified before US Congress last week about regulatory initiatives being considered by several federal agencies and corporations. Joseph Carcello appeared before the Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises subcommittee of the Financial Services Committee in the United States House of Representatives.