“Partners in Progress” is the professional advisory group to Southeast’s Accounting department and accounting major.
The group consults with faculty on program priorities and strategies, supports student and faculty development, and encourages other alumni to play a role in ensuring that Southeast continues to produce world-class accounting talent. The group consists of several Southeast alumni from accounting firms in the area.
Partners in Progress
Partner and CEO, Baer and Company
Glenn is a partner serving as PwC's risk assurance practice leader for the Greater Missouri Market.
Edwin T. (Eddie) Cato is a member of Riley, Stubbs & Cato LLC of Dexter, Missouri where he is a CPA serving the accounting, tax, and consulting needs of small businesses, local governments, non-profits, and individuals since 1982.
Don is executive vice president and chief financial officer at Milestone Equipment Holdings.
Mike is a member of BKD National Manufacturing & Distribution Group and serves as the firm’s industry tax leader for this group.
Lincoln is a CPA, audit partner and financial services industry group leader at Armanino.
Jim is a president and CEO of the Missouri Society of CPAs.
Lee Lummus is the corporate controller for Drury Hotels.
John is the regional industry leader for BKD National Manufacturing & Distribution Group.
Betsy is a partner at Coffman and Company.
Ruth is with Ernst and Young in St. Louis, Mo.
Cindy works with families and closely held business owners on individual and corporate tax consulting, estate planning and administration, and wealth transfers.
Melvin Van de Ven
John is with Van de Ven, LLC in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Jeffrey is the office managing partner and national managing partner SOC/WebTrust/Cybersecurity Services at BDO USA, LLP.