Tammy Waymire, PhD, CPA, is a Professor at Middle Tennessee State University. She specializes in governmental and nonprofit accounting topics, both in the classroom and research. These interests were fueled by her background in public accounting where she audited government and nonprofit entities, and subsequent experience as a Medicaid fraud investigator and as a public utility regulator. Her research has been published in the Journal of Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, Issues in Accounting Education, Public Budgeting & Finance, Nonprofit Management & Leadership, Journal of Government Financial Management, Journal of Accounting Education, and Journal of Public Affairs Education. She is the current President of the Government and Nonprofit (GNP) Section of the American Accounting Association, and she is currently serving a four-year term on the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC). She also serves on the XBRL US State and Local Government Disclosure Modernization Working Group. Dr. Waymire teaches and researches governmental and nonprofit accounting topics, including auditing issues in the GNP area. Dr. Waymire has also served as a speaker on government ethics and decision-making topics for the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the Intergovernmental Audit Forums (IAF).
Ph.D., University of Arkansas (2008)
M.B.A., Harding University (2005)
B.S.B.A., Arkansas Tech University (1993)
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
This Portfolio provides an understanding of the similarities and differences between for-profit and governmental accounting, and perspective on the development of these fundamentals.