Thomas Howell Ferguson presents the John Perry Thomas Speaker Series

In 2014, Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs created the Thomas Howell Ferguson presents the John Thomas Perry Speakers Series, which features topical discussions of accounting issues relevant to practitioners and academic researchers on the cutting-edge of the discipline. Speakers include faculty members and industry professionals from around the nation, along with Florida State’s faculty members and doctoral students.

For more information about this speaker series, please contact Holly Sudano.

Spring 2022

  • Feb. 4 — Eric Rosano, FSU Doctoral Student
  • Feb. 18 — Nate Newton, FSU
  • Feb. 25 — Ally Zimmerman, FSU
  • Mar. 4 — Ted Christensen, University of Georgia
  • Mar. 11 — Will Cather, FSU Doctoral Student
  • March 25 — Joe Schroeder, Indiana University
  • April 1 — Erin Towery, University of Georgia
  • April 8 — Lisa Hinson, University of Florida
  • April 22 — Brad Badertscher, University of Notre Dame

Visit the college's calendar for time and location of each speaker.

Past Series Speakers

Fall 2021

  • Khrystyna Bochkay, University of Miami
  • Bill Mayew, Duke University
  • Andrea Tillet, FSU Accounting Doctoral Student
  • Alyssa Moore, FSU Accounting Doctoral Student
  • Kevin Little, CEO Health Advocates Network, Inc.
  • Daniel Taylor, University of Pennsylvania
  • Paul Madsen, University of Florida
  • Scott Vandervelde, University of South Carolina
  • Nikki Chappell, FSU Accounting Doctoral Student

Spring 2021

  • Matt Ege, Texas A&M University
  • Ally Zimmerman, FSU faculty
  • Ed deHaan, University of Washington
  • Lil Mills, University of Texas at Austin
  • Cassandra Estep, Emory University
  • Jake Thornock, Brigham Young University
  • Shane Dikolli, University of Virginia
  • Wayne Landsman, University of North Carolina
  • Andrea Tillet, FSU PhD – dissertation proposal (virtual)

Fall 2020

  • Susan Delgado, Amazon
  • Stan Markov, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Ally Zimmerman, Florida State University
  • Kyle Sopp, FSU Accounting Doctoral Student
  • Stevie Neuman, University of Missouri
  • Melissa Peters, FSU Accounting Doctoral Student
  • Jake Thornock, Brigham Young University
  • Gabriel Pundrich, University of Florida
  • Anne Thompson, University of Illinois
  • Dan Lynch, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Spring 2020

  • Cathryn Meegan, FSU Accounting Doctoral Student
  • Andrea Tillet, FSU Accounting Doctoral Student
  • Brian White, University of Texas at Austin
  • Ruby Lee, University of Florida
  • Jeremy Douthit, University of Arizona
  • Sarah Zechman, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Eric Rosano, FSU Accounting Doctoral Student

Fall 2019

  • Andrea Tillet, FSU Accounting Doctoral Student
  • Bobby Carnes, University of Florida
  • Mary Billings, New York University
  • Ryan Hirsch, Surgent CPA Review
  • Bridget Stomberg, Indiana University
  • Allen Blay, Florida State University
  • Nate Sharp, Texas A&M University

Fall 2018

  • Henry Pujol, Royal Caribbean
  • Zahn Bozanic, Ohio State University
  • Josh Madsen, University of Minnesota
  • Phillip Wang, University of Florida
  • John McInnis, University of Texas at Austin

Spring 2018

  • Mary Hill, University of Oklahoma
  • J. Robbie Moon, Georgia State University
  • Zahn Bozanic, Ohio State University

Fall 2017

  • Jeffrey Hoopes, University of North Carolina
  • Nate Newton, University of Missouri
  • Tracie Majors, University of Southern California 

Spring 2017

  • Sami Keskek, University of Arkansas
  • David Reppenhagen, University of Florida
  • Nan Zhou, State University of New York at Binghamton
  • Donnie Young, Georgia Tech University
  • Jon Kerr, Baruch College of the City University of New York
  • Rebecca Hann, University of Maryland
  • Kathryn Kadous, Emory University
  • Mark Koziel, Executive Vice President - Firm Services, AICPA

Fall 2016

  • Ira Yeung, University of British Columbia
  • Michelle Harding, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
  • Anne Ehinger, University of Georgia
  • Richard Peretz, Chief Financial Officer, UPS
  • Jordan Rippy, University of Alabama
  • Paul Madsen, University of Florida

Spring 2016

  • Josh Stopek, American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
  • Elio Alfonso, Florida International University
  • Melissa Western, University of Utah
  • Rodrigo Verdi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Luke Watson, University of Florida

Fall 2015

  • Daniel Cohen, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Jenny Tucker, University of Florida
  • Jeffery Rohr, Deloitte
  • James Chyz, University of Tennessee
  • Sam Bonsall, Ohio State University
  • Kevin Jackson, University of Illinois
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