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Dennis E. Beard
Adjunct Lecturer of Finance

Educational Background

M.B.A., University of Illinois 1994
B.S., Accounting, Millikin University, 1982

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 1996. President and CEO, 1999-present, (CF) 1989-present) Home Recovery Home Health, Inc. Managing Member of Blakeman and Beard, LLC, January 2000.  Chief financial officer, Segno Communications, 1995-1998. Controller, SLM Instruments, 1990-92.  Audit manager, Price Waterhouse, Peoria, Il, Netherlands Antilles, 1982-90.

Honors and Awards

Academic Excellence Award, University of Illinois Executive M.B.A. Program.

Academic Service

Editorial board, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 1999-present.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in financing emerging business.

Contact Information:
70C Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 244-9521

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