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Speaker: Jennifer L. Weske, PhD., CPA, CGMA
Professor of Accounting, Finance and MIS
Dr. Weske obtained one of the very first CISA certifications in 1991. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas with a major in accounting and a minor in computer science. During college, she worked at NASA Johnson Space Center on the Space Station Operations contract. Shortly after graduation, Dr. Weske started working with Arthur Andersen & Co. in the Houston, Texas office. She specialized in oil & gas auditing before she was recruited to start a new group that specialized in computer security and forensic accounting: the Computer Risk Management group. From Arthur Andersen, Jennifer was recruited by FedEx to start work in a new computer auditing group. Dr. Weske obtained her MBA from the University of Memphis and her Ph.D. in Advanced Accounting from Northcentral University. She is currently an assistant professor at Christian Brothers University where she teaches courses in fraud and forensic accounting. In addition, she manages the Master of Accountancy program at CBU that offers concentrations in forensic accounting and financial management. She is a member of the Memphis Chapter of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, the Institute of Management Accountants, and the American Accounting Association.