Dr. Tefera T. Beyene has over 25 years of experience in the areas of management, accounting, finance, auditing, and taxation, along with experience in government, corporate business, and overseas business. Dr. Beyene also teaches graduate level courses. Dr. Beyene holds a PhD in Applied Management & Decision Sciences with a concentration in Accounting and an MBA with a double concentration in Accounting and Finance. He is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Illinois, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Some of his accreditations include being recognized as a fellow and member of the American Academy of Financial Management (AAFM), a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and the National Association of Credit Management (NACM). Along with these, he holds the Certified Chartered Economist (ChE), Chartered Wealth Management (CWM), Certified Family Office Specialist (CFOS) and Credit Business Associate (CBA) certifications. Dr. Beyene has also completed an Executive Certificate in Leadership and Management from the University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business – Executive Education Program in 2012.