Dempster Hall 210
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 5845
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701


  • Ph.D. in Accountancy, University of Mississippi 2013
  • Master of Accountancy, University of Tennesee at Martin 1998
  • BSBA in Accounting, University of Tennessee at Martin 1991

Professional Experience

  • Chief Financial Officer/Controller, Jiffy Steamer Company, LLC (12.25 Years)
  • Legislative Auditor II, Division of County Audit, Tennessee Controller of Treasury (2.75 Years)
  • Internal Auditor/Payroll Manager, E.W. James & Sons Supermarkets, Inc. (1.25 Years)


  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Tennessee (Active license)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor

Recent/Notable Publications

Winstead, Jack L. and Jamie L. Hoelscher. “Reinforce Professional Judgment Skills in an Investigative Setting Using a Short Sports Documentary.”, Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, Vol. 13, Issue: 3 (Special Issue), pp. 421-437. (Published: 2021)

Winstead, Jack L., Milorad Novicevic, John Humphreys, and Tobi Popoola. "When the moral tail wags the entrepreneurial dog: The historic case of Trumpet Records.", Journal of Management History, Vol. 22, Issue: 1, pp. 2-23. (Published: 2016)

Winstead, Jack L. and Mitchell Wenger. “Skills vs. Concepts? A Comparison of Practitioners’ and Educators’ Preferences for Accounting Information System Proficiencies”, AIS Educator Journal, Vol. 10, Iss: 1, pp. 5-25. (Published: 2015.)