Self-Study CPE Instructors

Western CPE's self-study materials are authored by top-quality, industry experts. Our robust learning options provide the most relevant and timely topics you need, and can put into practice immediately. You won't sacrifice quality for convenience - you'll get the best instruction that fits within your busy schedule.

   

Vern Hoven, CPA, MT

Vern Hoven, CPA, MT, is one of America’s premier tax presenters and speaks to over 100 groups a year on a variety of tax topics. He teaches at Western... more

Sharon Kreider, CPA

Sharon Kreider, CPA, has helped more than 15,000 California tax preparers annually get ready for tax season. She also presents regularly for the AICPA... more

Karen Brosi, CFP, EA

Karen Brosi, CFP, EA, has an extensive California tax practice, advising clients in individual tax and family wealth planning, specializing in complex... more

Mary S. Schaeffer, MBA

Mary S. Schaeffer, MBA, has the inimitable ability to find accounts-payable-related solutions that really work—without making a major dent in t... more

Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP

Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP, is a highly recognized international speaker, business-growth coach, and author. A “recovering CPA” with an engaging personalit... more

Delta Publishing

For many years, Delta Publishing has offered a wide variety of continuing education courses for financial professionals. Topics covered by Delta’s cou... more

Joseph Helstrom, CPA

Joseph Helstrom, CPA, is a partner at CFO Resources, LLC, a company focused on training and courseware for CPAs. He’s also the owner of Mill Creek Pub... more

Danny Santucci, JD

Danny Santucci, BA, JD, is a prolific author of tax and financial books and articles. His legal career started with the business and litigation firm o... more

Robert Keebler, CPA, AEP, MST, CGMA

Robert Keebler

Robert S. Keebler, CPA/PFS, AEP (Distinguished), CGMA, MST is a partner with Keebler & Associates, LLP and the curren... more

Rod Redding, Inactive CPA

Dr. Rod Redding received his PhD from Penn State University after working with Price Waterhouse and IBM. Presently, he presents seminars and webcasts ... more

Patricia McCarthy, MBA

Patricia McCarthy, MBA, is a partner at CFO Resources LLC, a company focused on training and courseware for CPAs. Her focus is on Microsoft products, ... more

Ray Thompson, CBA, CFM, CMA

Dr. Ray Thompson, CBA, CFM, CMA, is an emeritus associate professor of accounting and finance at the University of Pittsburgh. He served as department... more

Marshall Romney, CPA, PhD, CFE

Marshall Romney, CPA, PhD, CFE, is the John and Nancy Hardy Professor of Accounting and Information Systems in the Marriott School of Management at Br... more

Francis X. Ryan, CPA, CGMA, MBA

Frank Ryan, CPA, CGMA, MBA, is the president of F.X. Ryan & Associates, which specializes in lean systems implementations, activity-based costing, str... more

Steven G. Siegel, JD, LLM

Steven G. Siegel, JD, LLM, is president of The Siegel Group, which provides consulting services to attorneys, accountants, business owners, family off... more

Edward F. Kearney, CPA, CGFM

Edward F. Kearney, CPA, CGFM, is the Managing Partner of Kearney & Company. He is a former Senior Manager of Arthur Young & Company (a predecessor fi... more

Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA

Kelen is a CPA with 15 years of progressive finance and accounting experience. Currently, he serves as a Senior Manager of Technical Accounting with H... more

Evan Stubbs

Evan Stubbs lives in Sydney, Australia, one of the few places in the world where a 30-hour flight itinerary fails to raise even a single eyebrow. His ... more

Paul K. Chaney

Paul Chaney is the E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Accounting in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. He has been at the Ow... more

Debra C. Jeter

Debra Jeter is an Associate Professor of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. She received her PhD in accoun... more

David W. Holt, CPA, CFE

David Holt, CPA, CFE, has been recognized by the AICPA as an Outstanding Discussion Leader for the state of Texas. He also was voted Outstanding Speak... more

Larry L. Perry, CPA

Larry L. Perry, CPA, has been in practice for over 40 years. He writes accounting and auditing manuals and is currently an author and presenter of liv... more

Gerard M. Zack, CPA, CFE, CIA

Gerard M. Zack, CPA, CFE, CIA, has provided fraud prevention and investigation, forensic accounting, risk advisory, and internal and external audit se... more

Warren Ruppel

Warren Ruppel, CPA, is a Partner at Marks Paneth & Shron LLP, New York, where he serves in the firm's nonprofit and Government Services Group and also... more

Michael J. Walker, CPA

Michael J. Walker, CPA, is based in New England and has decades of accounting experience in the financial services, information technology services, a... more

Robert R. Moeller

Robert R. Moeller, CPA, CISA, CISSP, is an internal audit specialist and project manager with a strong understanding of information systems, corporate... more

K2 Enterprises (Thomas G. (Tommy) Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA)

Thomas (Tommy) G. Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA, received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Major in Accounting) from Auburn Universi... more

William T. Allen, CPA (ret.)

Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Bill has 30 years of federal audit and contract monitoring experience. He served as the U.S. Department o... more

Marie DiTommaso

Marie DiTommaso, CPA, is a partner in her own CPA practice, DiTommaso & Ruppel, CPAs. She has over 20 years of experience in accounting and financial... more

Richard F. Larkin, CPA

Richard F. Larkin, CPA, is the Technical Director for the Assurance Department of BDO. Richard spent 31 years of his professional career with Pricewat... more

Mark J. Nigrini, PhD

Mark J. Nigrini, PhD, is a professor at The College of New Jersey where he teaches managerial accounting, auditing, and forensic accounting. Benford’s... more

Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq.

Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq., is a partner of the law firm of Arnstein & Lehr LLP of Chicago, Illinois, concentrating his practice in representa... more

Dennis Dycus, CPA, CFE, CGFM

Dennis F. Dycus, CPA, CFE, CGFM, recently retired after 39 years with the Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury of the State of Tennessee as Direc... more

Nick Richards

Nick Richards represents individuals and businesses involved in tax audits, trials, and collections throughout Colorado, California, and the Western U... more

Lynne Glennon

Lynne is a full-time faculty member for DePaul University’s Master of Science in Taxation program and teaches Transactions in Property, Taxation of Co... more

Albert Marcella, Jr.

Albert Marcella is the president of Business Automation Consultants, LLC, a global information technology and management consulting firm providing IT ... more

Frederic Guillossou

Frederic Guillossou, CISSP, CCE, is an Information Security Analyst with TALX, a division of Equifax. He regularly trains on intrusion prevention syst... more

James E. Woy, CPA

Jim Woy, CPA, is a provider of auditing, accounting, and financial reporting services. Jim also performs peer reviews and presents numerous continuing... more

Randall Bolten, MBA

Randall Bolten operates a consulting practice focused on financial management and information presentation. He is a seasoned and accomplished finance ... more

Martha Shedden

Martha is passionate and enthusiastic about educating financial professionals and retirees on the details of Social Security. Over 10,000 Baby Boomer... more

Patricia Lane Williams, CPA

Patricia (Pat) Lane Williams, CPA, is a former sole practitioner in Lubbock, Texas. She now lives in Denver, Colorado, where she spends her time, amon... more

William Roos

William Roos has been in the tax business for over 37 years. His specialty is training tax preparers to produce quality tax returns. He has written nu... more

Sandra Leyva

Sandi Smith Leyva is a CPA and holds an MBA in IT from the University of Dallas. She also holds a MS in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience. Sandi is t... more

Sefton Boyars, CPA, CFS, CGFM, CIA

Sefton Boyars, CPA, CFS, CGFM, CIA, was the U.S. Department of Education’s regional inspector general for audit in regions IX and X until he retired i... more

Stuart Sobel, EA

Stuart P. Sobel, EA was the president of Tax Media Network, Inc. located in Indianapolis, Indiana. He graduated in accounting from Ohio University. Fo... more

Linda Keith, CPA, CSP

Linda Keith, CPA, CSP, works in the fields of business and banking. She consults with community banks and credit unions on policy, guidelines, and pro... more

L. Keith Jordan, CPA

L. Keith Jordan, CPA, has 40 years of experience in accounting, supervision, and management. His experience in industry includes work in many roles, i... more

John G. Salek

John G. Salek

John G. Salek is the National Leader of the Receivables Cycle Management Practice of Parson Consulting, a large financia... more

K2 Enterprises (Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston, MCS)

Randy Johnston is a nationally recognized educator, consultant, and writer with over 30 years’ experience in strategic technology planning, accounting... more

Mark A. Filippell, JD, MBA

Mark A. Filippell, JD, MBA, is a cofounder and managing director at Western Reserve Partners, a firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions. He has ... more

Lynne M. Brooks, PMP

Lynne M. Brooks, PMP, is an Education Manager in the Education and Publications Group at the College of American Pathologists where she applies Proje... more
No upcoming courses.

Kevin R. Callahan, MBA, PMP

Kevin R. Callahan, MBA, PMP, is the founder and Chief Bulldog at The COO's Bulldog, where he specializes in helping small companies find and fix probl... more

Jim R. Hamill, CPA, PhD

Jim Hamill is the Director of Tax Practice at Reynolds, Hix & Co., P.A., in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he provides tax consulting services for rea... more

Kaye Thomas

Kaye Thomas is a lawyer, author and consultant whose practice has been largely devoted to taxation of investments. His books include Consider Your ... more

Scott Murray

Scott Murray, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. He ... more
No upcoming courses.

Turan G. Bali

Turan G. Bali, PhD, is the Robert Parker Chair Professor of Finance in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. The recipient of the... more

Robert F. Engle

Robert F. Engle, PhD, is the Michael Armellino Professor of Finance in the Stern School of Business at New York University. He is the 2003 Nobel Laure... more
No upcoming courses.

David W. Young

David W. Young is a professor of management, emeritus, at Boston University (BU) School of Management, where he was nominated four times for BU's pres... more

Mike Latimer, CPA, MBA

Mike Latimer, CPA, MBA, is a manager of consulting at Accretive Solutions with more than 10 years of consulting experience in accounting and finance a... more

Richard Malekian, MBA

Richard Malekian, MBA, is the president of Shareholder Value Consultants, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in helping client companies ... more

Jack Appleman, CBC

Jack Appleman, CBC, author of 10 Steps to Successful Business Writing (2008, ASTD Press), one of Amazon’s top-selling business writing books, i... more

Steven Wagner

Steven Wagner is a nationally recognized thought leader on corporate governance. In 2009, Steve retired as the managing partner of Deloitte LLP's Cent... more

Frederick (Rick) Funston

Frederick (Rick) Funston is a principal with Deloitte & Touche LLP and has over 30 years of experience working with directors and officers across a br... more

James S. Sagner, PhD, CCM, CMC

James S. Sagner, PhD, CCM, CMC, is with the School of Business of the University of Bridgeport (CT) teaching MBA-level courses in finance and internat... more

James P. Catty, CPA/ABV (US), CA/CBZ

James P. Catty, CPA/ABV (US), CA/CBZ (Canada), CFA, CFE, CGMA, ICVS, MA, is the president and founder of Corporate Valuation Services Limited, a Canad... more

William J. McCluskey, PhD

William J. McCluskey is a Reader in Real Estate and Valuation at the University of Ulster, where he received his PhD in Real Estate Valuation in 1999.... more

Gary C. Cornia, PhD

Gary C. Cornia is the Dean of the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. He is the past president of the National Tax Association ... more
No upcoming courses.

Lawrence C. Walters, PhD

Lawrence C. Walters is the Stewart Grow Professor of Public Management at the Romney Institute of Public Management, Brigham Young University. His tea... more
No upcoming courses.

Don Hutson, CSP, CPAE

After becoming the most successful salesperson in a national training organization, Don Hutson, CSP, CPAE, established his own training firm and was s... more

George Lucas

George Lucas, PhD, has been a valued resource to organizations as a speaker, trainer, consultant, and coach for over 30 years. He’s the author and coa... more

Claudia Hill, EA, MBA

Claudia Hill, EA, MBA, is a nationally recognized tax professional and a frequent lecturer on taxation of individuals and representation before the IR... more

Dawn Wagenaar

Dawn Wagenaar is a principal of Ingenuity Marketing Group. She offers senior-level marketing strategy and business development expertise, including:more

Wendy Nemitz

Wendy founded Ingenuity Marketing Group in 1992 and is known for her:

Strategic vision. Wendy has a way of seeing how peop... more

Ron Dimon

Ron Dimon has been working with finance systems for 25 years and enterprise performance management (EPM) technologies and processes since 1999. He hel... more

Dan Davis, CPA, CFE, MBA

Dan Davis
Dan Davis, CPA, CFE, MBA (Taxation), is a founding partner of McClellan Davis, LLC, a sales and use tax consultancy firm... more

Jesse McClellan, Esq.

Jesse W. McClellan
Jesse W. McClellan, Esq., is a founding partner of McClellan Davis, LLC, a sales and use tax consultancy firm. ... more

Barbara Weltman

For twenty years, Barbara Weltman has been a premier consultant for small businesses of every kind. A tax and business attorney since 1977, Barbara i... more

Richard Matta

Richard K. Matta advises clients with respect to the structuring and marketing of investment products and financial services to 401(a) tax-qualified r... more

Frank Horath

Frank began his career in the financial services industry as an account executive with Merrill Lynch in 1994. He then worked as a Financial Advisor fo... more
No upcoming courses.

Susan Maples, CPA

Susan Maples, CPA, is the Taxpayers' Rights Advocate with the Franchise Tax Board (FTB). She has been with the FTB for 20+ years working in both the S... more
No upcoming courses.

Owen Fiore, JD

Owen Fiore, JD, owner of FioreWealthPlanningConsulting, advises high-wealth business owners and investors and their advisors on family succession plan... more
No upcoming courses.