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Michigan CPA, BA Hillsdale College; MBA Western Michigan University; MAED Michigan State University; additional graduate studies in Education with Spring Arbor University, Marygrove College, Nova Southeastern University and Walden University; past professional experiences include audit work with Plante Moran CPA’s, tax preparation and self-employment, 2008 NISOD national teaching award recipient, current textbook author with AME Learning

Barry Chapman

Barry Chapman is a CPA with a Masters’ Degree in Accounting and many years of teaching Accounting and Finance at the following locations: Jackson College, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Davenport University, and the Department of Defense (DoD). In addition, Barry is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Accountants (MICPA)and serves on its Educators and Financial Literacy Task forces. Also, he has decades of experience as a Financial Manager and Auditor for the DoD.

Shanon Frost

B.B.A. in Accounting from Eastern Michigan University; M.S. in Taxation from Walsh College; almost 17 years of teaching experience in the accounting department at Washtenaw Community College and 9 years here at Jackson College; over twenty years of accounting and tax work for small businesses and individuals; and about 10 years of inventory and budgeting work for college bookstores.


John Long

B.A. in Accounting Information Systems, Eastern Michigan University; MBA in Accounting, University of Phoenix; over twenty years accounting and tax work experience in automotive, retail, wholesale, manufacturing, service and international industries

Roy Mathews

Roy Mathews had a BS in Finance and an MBA in Global Management from the University of Phoenix. He is currently pursuing a graduate certificate from Harvard University in Business Economics. He has worked in banking and aviation for over 30 years. He has also been an instructor at several colleges and universities in the area: Spring Arbor University, Lansing Community College, Wayne State University, Albion College, and (of course) Jackson College.


Randi Watts

BA in English and Business, Hillsdale College; MA in Education, Michigan State University; MBA in Accounting and Finance, Regis University; additional certifications include State of Michigan Certification in Business Services and Technology, Certification to teach Language Arts and Social Studies- Secondary Level; currently teaching with Northwest Schools

David Windle

BA and MBA Western Michigan University. Lifelong educator at the High School and Community College level in Michigan and Arizona. Permanent teaching certificate for the states of Michigan and Arizona. Community College teaching certificate State of Arizona. In addition, Sales Representative and Sales Manager for several companies. Extensive knowledge in banking compliance, loan processing and new accounts. Also experienced in Healthcare systems for large hospitals and physician’s groups.