Our Team

Welcome from the Chair

We are excited to work with each and everyone of our students! Accounting is an exciting field that offers career employment that can be applied to many business opportunities. We want you to feel the important value we see in each of you as UVU Accounting students. We are here for you for the beginning, middle, and completion of your Accounting degree to enable you to step from classroom to career.

Woodbury School Core Values

  • Delta: Maximize student improvement through engaged learning.
  • Placement: Help students obtain and succeed in careers aligned with their goals.
  • Scholarship: Produce and promote research that improves business education and practice.
  • Reach: Serve as many people in our community as we can. 

Woodbury Mission Statement

Through exceptional business education, we help students become successful professionals who build our community.

New Faculty

Professor J. David P. Witesman

J. David P. Witesman is an assistant professor of accounting and teaches taxation and financial accounting. Professor Witesman researches tax law and how it affects corporate behavior and capital structure. His current research investigates the legislative intent of tax law changes and whether corporations responded in the way lawmakers expected. He holds a Ph.D. from Syracuse University, and a MAcc and Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Weber State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Accounting Association. Prior to entering academia, Professor Witesman had an accounting practice focusing on tax preparation, business consulting, IRS audit assistance, and tax software development in Salt Lake City. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Utah.

Professor Geoffrey Bartlett

 

Geoffrey Bartlett

We welcome Professor Bartlett to the Department of Accounting!

Faculty Awards

Professor of Accounting, Stan Jenne, was named UACPA Outstanding Educator for 2014

Professor of Accounting, Stan Jenne
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Associate Professor of Accounting Joel Helquist Named one of UVU's 2015 Outstanding Educators

Joel Helquist

Says one of Helquist's students, "Professor Helquist cares more about our learning than our grades and it shows in the way he teaches."

Faculty Publications and Presentations

Faculty Personal Achievements

Professor Witesman is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys camping, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, and skiing. He has climbed the Grand Teton and Nez Perce peaks in Grand Teton National Park and in areas across the United States. On any given weekend in the summer, one could probably find him high up on a rock face in Big or Little Cottonwood Canyon climbing with his family and friends.

Fall 2016 Adjunct Instructors

Fall 2016 Adjunct Instructors

Glenn Ahrens

Glenn Ahrens

Email: TBA

LEGL 3000 (601)

LC 218

W: 6:30pm-9:00pm

Dennis Hoagland

Dennis Hoagland

Email: TBA

LEGL 3000 (001)

WB 103

MWF: 8:00am-8:50am

LEGL 3000 (003)

WB 103

MWF: 9:00am-9:50am

Joe Nettleton

Joe Nettleton

Email: TBA

ACC 2010 (010)

GT 511F

TR: 1:00pm-2:15pm

Kami Ball

Kami Ball

Email: TBA

ACC 2010 (X03)

Online

Jesse Howard

Jesse Howard

Email: TBA

ACC 1150 (601)

CL 111

T: 5:30pm-8:00pm

ACC 2010 (380)

WB 103

S: 8:00am-10:30am

David Phillips

David Phillips

Email: TBA

ACC 2010 (601)

WB 126

MW: 6:00pm-7:15pm

Shawn Harley

Shawn Harley

Email: TBA

ACC 1150 (001)

WB 113

MWF: 8:00am-8:50am

KC Johnston

KC Johnston

Email: TBA

ACC 2020 (004)

SB 246

TR: 1:00pm-2:15pm

Shane Rowley

Shane Rowley

Email: TBA

ACC 2020 (002)

WB 126

TR: 8:30am-9:45am

Department of Accounting Directory

Department of Accounting Directory

Accounting Administration

Stanley Jenne

Department Chair

Stanley E. Jenne

PhD, CPA, CFE

Accounting Department Chair

Email: sjenne@uvu.edu

Phone: 801-863-6178

Office: WB 146V

Leah Gunderson

Admin Assistant

Leah Gunderson

801-863-8526

Email: leahg@uvu.edu

Office: WB 146C

WSB Student Success

Diana C. Johnsen

Academic Advisor

Diana C. Johnsen

Email: johnsedi@uvu.edu

Office: WB 257F

 

Jessica A. McArthur

 

Manager Career Corporate Development

Jessica A. McArthur

801-863-6243

Email: jmcarthur@uvu.edu

Office: WB 258

WSB Professional Support

Richelle Andersen, Professional Support

WB Career Services Coordinator

Ephraim Zamora

801-863-8379

Email: emphraim.zamora@uvu.edu

Accounting Faculty

Jim Bailey

Professor IAEP Coordinator

Jim Bailey

801-863-6493

Email: baileyja@uvu.edu

Office: WB 117

Geoff Bartlett

Associate Professor

Geoff Bartlett

801-863-8202

Email: geoffrey.bartlett@uvu.edu

Office: WB 146T

Ben Bean

Professor

Ben Bean

801-863-8469

Email: beanbe@uvu.edu

Office: WB 115

Joel Helquist

Associate Professor

Joel Helquist

801-210-0711

Email: joel.helquist@uvu.edu

Office: WB 252

Rod Hulse

Lecturer

Rod Hulse

801-863-7183

Email: rodhulse54@gmail.com

Office: WB 246

Steve Johnson

Associate Professor

Steve Johnson

801-863-7186

Email: johnsosd@uvu.edu

Office: WB 138

Xiaoli Ortega

Assistant Professor

Xiaoli Ortega

801-863-5514

Email: xiaoli.ortega@uvu.edu

Office: WB 137A

Kevin Smith

Associate Professor

Kevin Smith

801-863-8859

Email: ksmith@uvu.edu

Office: WB 136A

Sheldon R. Smith

Professor

Sheldon R. Smith

801-863-6153

Email: smithsh@uvu.edu

Office: WB 132B

David Witesman

Associate Professor

David Witesman

801-863-8221

TBA

Office: WB 251

Joshua K. Cieslewicz

Assistant Professor

Joshua K. Cieslewicz

801-863-6151

Email: joshuac@uvu.edu

Office: WB 218

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Lecturer

Lynn R. Smith

801-863-6490

Email: smithly@uvu.edu

Office: WB 112C

Business Law

Aaron S. Bartholomew

Associate Professor

Aaron S. Bartholomew

801-863-6769

Email: aaronb@uvu.edu

Office: WB 244

Carolynn E. Howard

Associate Professor

Carolynn E. Howard

801-863-6504

Email: howardca@uvu.edu

Office: WB 250

Jill Jasperson

Professor

Jill O. Jasperson

801-863-8856

Email: jillj@uvu.edu

Office: WB 249