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Dr. Ray Thompson

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Dr. Ray Thompson, DBA, CMA, CFM

Associate Professor of Finance
Chair, Department of Accounting and Finance

BS, MS, Bradford University (United Kingdom)
MBA, Xavier University
DBA (1984), Nova University

Certifications:  CFM, CMA, and CBA 

Contact Information
Office:  108 Krebs Hall
Office Phone:  814-269-2970
Fax:  814-269-7255
e-mail:  rayt@pitt.edu 

Mailing Address
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
104 Krebs Hall
450 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown, PA  15904

Prior to teaching at Pitt-Johnstown, Dr.  Thomspon was a lecturer at the National University of Lesotho and University College of Swaziland in Southern Africa.  In the United States, he was an Assistant Professor of Business at Virginia Wesleyan College in Virginia Beach and Visiting Instructor in Accounting at Frostburg Sate University.

Dr. Thomspon has taught a variety of undergraduate courses at Pitt-Johnstown and specializes in Finance.  His teaching approach involves "hand on learning" using microcomputer modeling.  He utilizes cases and modeling skills within the classroom. 

In addition to teaching at Pitt-Johnstown, Dr. Thompson provides financial analysis and planning, cash flow management and loan proposal development.  He also consults with small accounting firms and sole practitioners on a range of accounting issues in the area of valuaiton. 

Dr. Thompson authors and conducts professional development seminars for CPA's in a number of states throughout the United States.  He is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants, Financial Management Association, Institute of Business Appraisers, and the American Society of Appraisers. 

Last Reviewed: October 23, 2007