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Ray ThompsonCMA, CFM, CBA

Dr. Ray Thompson is Emeritus Associate Professor of Accounting & Finance at the University of Pittsburgh. He served as department head at the UPJ campus for over 25 years. He was also Associate Director of UPJ’s Entrepreneurial Development Assistance Project, where he was involved in financial consulting and assisting in preparing loan proposals for small business start-ups. Dr. Thompson has taught in graduate and undergraduate business programs in Europe, Africa and the US. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Economics and Systems Dynamics from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom, his M.B.A. in Accounting from Xavier University of Ohio, and his Doctor of Business Administration from Nova University. Dr. Thompson is also certified in Financial Management and is a Certified Management Accountant, a Certified Business Appraiser and holds Accredited Valuation Analyst credential from NACVA. He recently became certified in International Financial Reporting Standards though the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Dr. Thompson is a professional educator and writer. He authors and conducts professional development seminars for Fortune 500 and international corporations, multinational financial institutions, State CPA Societies, and CPA firms throughout the US. In addition to these live seminars, he also produces both recorded and written courses for self-study. He also provides business valuation services and consults with accounting firms and sole practitioners on a range of accounting issues in the area of valuation. Ray was part of the George & Ray team, which offered Accounting & Auditing courses for over 20 years. Dr. Thompson is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Business Appraisers. He is also a faculty associate member of AICPA and PICPA, and is a member of the Financial Reporting Faculty of ICAEW. He lives in Bedford County, PA.

UPCOMING SCHEDULED COURSES BY THIS INSTRUCTOR
DATE NAME LOCATION ORGANIZATION PUBLIC/PRIVATE CREDITS
03/22/17SCCPA – Accounting Standards Review forSouth Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants ColumbiaSouth Carolina Association of Certified Public AccountantsPublic8.0
03/23/17SCCPA – Ethics Update for CPAs in Business 2016South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants ColumbiaSouth Carolina Association of Certified Public AccountantsPublic8.0
03/23/17SCCPA – Hot Topics in Accounting & AuditingSouth Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants ColumbiaSouth Carolina Association of Certified Public AccountantsPublic8.0
05/11/17Huber Michaels – Revenue Recognition – Implementing FASB’s Revenue Recognition Standard and Preparing for the Lease Accounting RevolutionHuber, Michaels & Company CumberlandHuber, Michaels & CompanyPrivate8.0
06/22/17Glass – Revenue Recognition – Implementing FASB’s Revenue Recognition Standard and Preparing for the Lease Accounting RevolutionGlass Jacobson Financial Group Owings MillsGlass Jacobson Financial GroupPrivate8.0
07/27/17OKCPA – Accounting Standards Review forOklahoma Society of CPAs Oklahoma CityOklahoma Society of CPAsPublic8.0
07/27/17Huber Michaels-Implementing SSARS 21: Preparation, Compilation, Review & the Cash & Tax Basis of Accounting/Ethics Update for CPAs Public PracticeHuber, Michaels & Company CumberlandHuber, Michaels & CompanyPrivate8.0
07/28/17OKCPA – Accounting Six Pack: Your Get to ChooseOklahoma Society of CPAs Oklahoma CityOklahoma Society of CPAsPublic8.0
08/29/17ALCPA – A Real-Life Look at Revenue Recog.Alabama Society of CPAs MontgomeryAlabama Society of CPAsPublic4.0
08/29/17ALCPA- Implementing FASB’s New Lease Standard – Examples and Practical ApproachesAlabama Society of CPAs MontgomeryAlabama Society of CPAsPublic4.0
08/30/17ALCPA Implementing SSARS 21: Preparation, Compilation, Review & the Cash and Tax Basis of AccountingAlabama Society of CPAs MontgomeryAlabama Society of CPAsPublic8.0
09/18/17SCCPA – Accounting Six Pack: You Get to ChooseSouth Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants ColumbiaSouth Carolina Association of Certified Public AccountantsPublic8.0
09/19/17SCCPA – Revenue Recognition – Implementing FASB’s Revenue Recognition Standard and Preparing for the Lease Accounting RevolutionSouth Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants ColumbiaSouth Carolina Association of Certified Public AccountantsPublic8.0
10/27/17Snyder Cohn – Implementing FASB’s Rev Rec Standard and Preparing for the Lease Accounting Revolution (custom)Snyder Cohn, PC North BethesdaSnyder Cohn, PCPrivate8.0
10/30/17TNCPA A&A Accounting and AuditingTennessee Society of CPAs BrentwoodTennessee Society of CPAsPublic8.0
10/31/17TNCPA A&A Accounting and AuditingTennessee Society of CPAs BrentwoodTennessee Society of CPAsPublic8.0
11/02/17RICPA FASB / SAS Update (Latest Edition)Rhode Island Society of CPAs CranstonRhode Island Society of CPAsPublic8.0
11/03/17RICPA – A Practical Ethics Update for CPAs: plus two hours of Hot TopicsRhode Island Society of CPAs CranstonRhode Island Society of CPAsPublic8.0
11/06/17IOWA- Accounting and Auditing Current DevelopmentsIowa Society of CPAs West Des MoinesIowa Society of CPAsPublic8.0
11/07/17IOWA- Accounting and Auditing Current DevelopmentsIowa Society of CPAs West Des MoinesIowa Society of CPAsPublic8.0
11/29/17GRACE- Accounting and Auditing Current DevelopmentsW.R. Grace & Company ColumbiaW.R. Grace & CompanyPrivate8.0
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