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JoAnn Ackerman, M.Acc.

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Accounting and Taxation


H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship

JoAnn Ackerman is a full-time lecturer with Nova Southeastern University for the Main Campus in Davie and previously for the Nassau, Bahamas campus. She received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Montclair State University in Upper Montclair, NJ, and worked for Ernst & Young as an auditor.

In her twenty-five-year career, she worked in the publishing division of Silver Burdett & Ginn (a subsidiary of Viacom), and then on to a petrochemical company where she traveled to Australia as a lead team member for a global software implementation. She then headed up a team at Avaya Communications at the corporate headquarters in Basking Ridge, NJ.

For 15 years, she worked for a destination marketing organization serving as Vice President – Finance & Administration. Ms. Ackerman resides locally with her family and enjoys yoga, reading, and traveling.

  • MS - Florida International University - Accounting
  • MBA - Nova Southeastern University - Business Business Administration
  • BS - Montclair State University - Business Administration

ACT 5001 Introductory Accounting
ACT 5140 Accounting for Decision Makers
ACT 5731 Accounting Information Control Systems