Professor at University of Vermont
Joanne Pencak is a consultant specializing in executive education, fraud prevention and internal controls. Before teaching, she was a practicing Certified Public Accountant and the managing partner of a CPA firm which was acquired by a regional firm. She obtained her MBA with a concentration in Information Security in 2008 from James Madison University. In June of 2009, she attended the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business Bridge Program at Ohio State University. The AACSB Bridge Program helps senior level executives transition from industry into the classroom. She serves as a member of the advisory board to the Treasurer of the City of Rutland, Vermont, and as the voluntary Chairperson for the Fresh Air Fund, as well as the Vermont State Tax Advisory Board.
Prior to teaching at the University of Vermont, Joanne was an Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Castleton State College, where she served as the Coordinator of Graduate Accounting. At UVM, she is the advisor to several student organizations, including Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society, the Women in Business Club, the Diversity In Business Club, and Men’s Club Basketball.