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Bill Hahn

Jannetides College of Business, Communication & Leadership
Professor of Accounting


DBA, Accounting and Management: Nova Southeastern University, Florida, 1997
MBA, Finance: University of Toledo, Ohio, 1978
BS, Accounting: Ball State University, Indiana, 1971

Dissertation topic: Positional Advantages: An Empirical Study of Their Relatedness and Resultant Strategic Impact on Organizational Performance in the Banking Industry


William Hahn is a professor of accounting at Southeastern University. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in both Ohio and Florida.

Before teaching, Dr. Hahn spent four years as an auditor with what is now Ernst & Young, and 20 years in the banking industry as both a CFO and COO for publicly-traded companies. In his banking career, he managed accounting, investments, loan and deposit operations, computer operations, legal, facilities, and human resources.

Dr. Hahn publishes frequently in both trade and academic journals. His articles have appeared in Issues in Accounting Education, The CPA Journal, the Journal of Business and Economic Studies, the Journal of Education for Business, the International Journal of Bank Marketing, and the Journal of Services Marketing, to name a few. In addition, he is the coauthor of a textbook entitled Forensic Accounting.

He and his wife have four children and live in Lakeland, Florida.