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Kara Stevens, MBA, CPA

Director of Finance and Accounting Programs, Undergraduate and Graduate; and Assistant Professor, Finance and Accounting

BS, University of Massachusetts; MBA, CPA, University of Massachusetts

A graduate of the University of Massachusetts/Amherst earning both her bachelor’s degree in accounting and her MBA, she is currently a third year doctoral student at Pace University in NYC, with her research focusing on financial literacy.   A 2016 recipient of the BusinessWest 40 under forty award and a 2015 recipient of the Massachusetts Society for CPA's Women to Watch - Emerging Leader Award.  Professor Stevens is Vice Chair of the Audit Committee for the Town of Longmeadow, on the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Society of CPA's, and also on the Board of Directors/Audit Committee member for Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts.  She is a member of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.