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.
Shondra serves her profession, as well as Bradley University and the community. She is a member of the European Accounting Association, the American Institute of CPAs and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Shondra serves on the Editorial Review Board of the South African Journal of Accountability and Auditing Research. She also served as the Treasurer of the Illinois CPA Society Central Illinois Chapter for five years.
Shondra represents Bradley University as its member on the Business Panel of the Illinois Articulation Initiative. In addition, she serves the University on several departmental committees. She was a Teaching Technology Fellow and completed the faculty development program in international business at the University of South Carolina.
Shondra serves her community as a Trustee of her local library and holds a position on the Finance Committee. She also enjoys volunteering with charitable organizations throughout the year.