Wendy Achilles

The School of Accountancy

B.S. – East Carolina University
M.S. – East Carolina University
Ph.D. – Virginia Commonwealth University
Dr. Achilles is a licensed CPA in North Carolina. She began her career in public accounting as an auditor, but quickly realized that she preferred taxation. She transitioned to the tax department where she spent several years in corporate taxation. Dr. Achilles then took a position as a tax manager for a multinational corporation located in eastern North Carolina, where she performed duties such as tax compliance, international tax research and SEC reporting. Although the corporation was multinational, the corporate office was quite small and allowed Dr. Achilles to gain experience in taxation, financial reporting and a limited amount of experience in project management. She left the industry in 1999 to pursue a career in academics, and she teaches at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels.

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