Country: United States
Yvonne Hinson, PhD, CPA, CGMA, is the CEO of the American Accounting Association. Prior to assuming this role in September 2020, she served as the Academic in Residence for the Association of international Certified Professional Accountants. She began her accounting career with Arthur Andersen in Charlotte, NC. After returning to the University of Tennessee to pursue her Ph.D., Yvonne accepted a position with Wake Forest University. During her over 18-year career at Wake Forest University she served as a faculty member, Director of Graduate Studies, Director of Accountancy and Dean of Charlotte Programs.
Yvonne has served on numerous academic and community committees and nonprofit Boards and is a past President of the Federation of Schools of Accountancy and past Chair of the AAA Membership Advisory Committee. She is currently a member of the KPMG PhD Project Board, the North Carolina Association of CPA’s Board, the AACSB Accounting Accreditation Committee, the AACSB Accounting Accreditation Policy Committee and the IFAC Accounting Education Panel. Her research has been published in both academic and practitioner journals. She earned her BS in accounting and MBA from UNC-Charlotte.