Shondra Johnson


Baker Hall 202
(309) 677-3717

M.P.A., Auditing and Financial Reporting, University of Texas at Austin
B.B.A., Accounting, University of Texas at Austin


Shondra is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant and as a Certified Fraud Examiner. She has 10 years of public accounting and industry experience.

Outside of Bradley University, Shondra enjoys spending time with her husband and their daughter. Shondra's hobbies include gardening, cooking, watching baseball, watching tennis and cheering for the Texas Longhorns.


Shondra teaches graduate courses regarding international accounting issues and professional interviewing skills. Shondra also teaches undergraduate courses about fraud examination, financial accounting and managerial accounting.


Shondra’s current research focuses on ways to teach accounting students how to be marketers by using proposal writing and giving presentations. Accountants must manage their personal marketing efforts through interactions with clients and contribute to firm growth by attracting and retaining new clients. She presented her work during the American Institute of Higher Education International Conference.  In addition, Shondra has written a fraud case study and published in the Fraud Magazine.

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Hill, D. J., Johnson, S. L. (2014). Teaching Graduate Accounting Students What They Need To Know About Marketing Their Profession. American Journal of Business Education, 7(1 (2014)), 59-78. [Accepted: October 2013, Published: January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2014, Submitted: July 2013]

Academic/Professional Meeting Proceedings

Hill, D. J., Johnson, S. L. (2010). In Fazlul Miah (Ed.), Marketing: A Skill Needed By Today's Accountants (2nd ed., vol. 3, pp. 136-140). Orlando, Florida: Fifth International Conference Proceedings. [Published: September 2010]


Johnson, S. L., Petravick, G. P., Petravick, S. P. (2015). Howie’s Café Caper: A Case Study In Employee Embezzlement And Forensic Accounting (January 2015 ed., vol. 3). Journal of Legal Issues and Cases in Business. [Published: January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2015, Submitted: July 2013]


(Cabell's) Johnson, S. L., Young, G. (2014). Visual sizzle: Student-made videos in the classroom. Fraud Magazine, 29(2), 8-9. [Accepted: August 2013, Published: March 2014, Submitted: July 2013]

(Cabell's) Johnson, S. L., Young, G. (2012). Using ‘white papers’ to recruit future fraud fighters. Fraud Magazine, 27(4/Jul/Aug 2012), 12-13. [Accepted: May 2012, Published: July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2012, Submitted: March 2012]

Johnson, S. L., Fraud and Ethics, "The Reasons Good People Commit Fraud", Illinois CPA Society (Central Chapter), East Peoria, Illinois. (September, 2013).

Johnson, S. L., European Accounting Association Annual Congress, "Session 1 Chair", EAA, Paris, France. (May, 2013).

Johnson, S. L. (Presenter & Author), Adams, M. T. (Presenter & Author), AABRI Conference, "Time Management for College Students", AABRI. (October, 2011).

Johnson, S. L., Conversion to IFRS, "Institute of Internal Auditors: IFRS Update", Institute of Internal Auditors, Peoria. (January, 2011).

Johnson, S. L. (Presenter & Author), Hill, D. J. (Presenter & Author), CBER Colloquium, "Marketing: A Skill Needed By Today's Accountant", CBER Colloquium. (October, 2010).

Johnson, S. L. (Presenter & Author), Hill, D. J. (Presenter & Author), American Institute of Higher Education - The 5th International Conference, "Marketing: A Skill Needed By Today's Accountants", American Institute of Higher Education, Orlando, FL. (September, 2010). 


Hill, D. J. (Co-Principal), Johnson, S. L. (Co-Principal), "Customer Focused Proposal: A Case Study," Sponsored by Office for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development, Bradley University, $4,100.00. (July 2009 - December 2010).

Practice in Field


  • Bodtke & Stewart, CPAs, 2011-2012
  • Bodtke & Stewart, CPA's, 2011

Corporate and Organizational Board Memberships

  • Member since 2004. Member of the Higher Education Committee 2013 to present. Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
  • Member since 2004. Treasurer 2006-2010, Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS).
  • Officer, Treasurer, River City Gems - Synchronized Ice Skating Teams, 2014 - Present
  • Board of Advisors of a Company, Alpha Park Library, 2014


  • Conference Attendance, Global Fraud Conference, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, 2013
  • Conference Attendance, Annual Congress, European Accounting Association, 2013
  • Conference Attendance, AABRI Conference, Academic and Business Research Institute, 2011
  • Conference Attendance, Annual Fraud Conference, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, 2011


Shondra is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Shondra served as faculty advisor to the Bradley Accounting Club for six years and Treasurer of the Illinois CPA Society Central Illinois Chapter for five years. In addition, she served as a Teaching Technology Fellow and completed a faculty development program in international business at the University of South Carolina.