Audrey A. Gramling is Chair and Professor of the Department of Accounting in the College of Business at Colorado State University (CSU) where she serves on the Administrative and Executive Committees and the International Advisory Board and previously as an EKS&H Faculty Fellow. Before CSU, she served on the faculty at Bellarmine University, Kennesaw State University, Georgia State University, Wake Forest University, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Audrey earned her Ph.D. from The University of Arizona.
Audrey has published widely in peer-reviewed journals including Issues in Accounting Education, Accounting Horizons, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Current Issues in Auditing, International Journal of Auditing, and The CPA Journal. She is co-author of two auditing textbooks and several monographs and other publications. Audrey serves on the Editorial Review Boards of Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Current Issues in Auditing, and Journal of Accounting Education.
Audrey served AAA on the Board of Directors and Council as Council Chair (2015-16), as member of the AAA Recruiting Advisory Board (2015-17) and the AAA Strengthening Our Vision (SOV) Strategic Operations Task Force (2014), and on AAA Council (2008-13). She is a member of AAA’s ABO, APLG, Auditing (AUD), and TLC Sections. She served APLG on the Nominations Committee (2016-17), and Auditing (AUD) Section as Nominations Committee Chairperson (2010-11), Outstanding Educator Award Selection Committee Chairperson (2009-10), Past-President (2009-10), President (2008-09), Vice President-Academic (2007-08), and Secretary (2000-02). Audrey serves on the AAA COSO Committee (2010-present) and AAA Governance Committee (2017-20) and has served on the AAA Council Advocacy Review Committee (2014-15), AAA Council Committee on Awards Committee (2011-13), AAA Nominations Committee (2010-11), and numerous AAA award and other committees.
Audrey has twenty-three years’ experience as a faculty member and served a one-year term as Academic Accounting Fellow in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the SEC. She is a member of the Center for Audit Quality’s Accounting Academic Sounding Board and served as a COSO Advisory Council Member for the Internal Control-Integrated Framework Update Project. Audrey has received a number of academic awards for excellence including the Kennesaw University Coles College Distinguished T.P. Hall Service Award (2012) and Distinguished Professor Award (2010).
Nancy B. Nichols is the Journal of Accounting Education Research Professor, Associate Director and MSA Program Director of the School of Accounting in the College of Business at James Madison University having served on its faculty since 1997. Nancy earned her Ph.D. from the University of North Texas.
Nancy has published widely in peer-reviewed journals including Accounting Horizons, The Journal of the American Taxation Association, The ATA Journal of Legal Tax Research, Journal of International Accounting Research, Research in Accounting Regulation, Journal of International Financial Management & Accounting, Journal of International Accounting, Auditing & Taxation, Journal of Accountancy, Tax Notes, and Tax Adviser. She is co-author of the 4th Edition of Contemporary Tax Practice: Research, Planning and Strategies. Nancy serves on the Editorial Review Boards of The American Tax Association Journal of Legal Tax Research and Journal of International Accounting, Auditing & Taxation.
Nancy serves the AAA as a member of AAA Council (2016-19), is a member of AAA’s ATA Section, and serves on the AAA Education Committee (2015-18). She has served ATA as Nominations Committee Chairperson (2016-17), Past President (2015-16), President (2014-15), Mid-Year Meeting Program Chairperson (2011-12), Vice President (2011-12), and Treasurer (2005-07), and as a member of the AAA Accounting IS Big Data Conference Advisory Board (2016-17), AAA Council Committee on Awards Committee (2016-17), AAA Deloitte Foundation Wildman Medal Award Committee (2015-16), AAA Nominations Committee (2015-16), AAA Annual
Meeting Committee (2012-13), and AAA Financial Literacy Task Force (2008-09).
Nancy has twenty-one years’ experience as a faculty member, is a CPA, and has thirteen years’ experience in public accounting with Deloitte, serving the last four years as a tax partner. She has served Beta Alpha Psi as President of its International Board of Directors (2008-09) and has received a number of academic awards for excellence including The American Taxation Association Outstanding Service Award (2014), Beta Alpha Psi President’s Award (2005), and the James Madison University Distinguished Teacher (2014) and Professional Service Award (2012 and 2005).