2016 Faculty Merit Award Recipient
The 2016 FSA Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award recipient, Yvonne Hinson, was recognized at the Joint Seminar. The Silvoso Faculty Award is intended to recognize and reward an outstanding faculty member teaching at an FSA member school. Criteria used for selecting the Faculty Award recipient include curriculum or program development, participation in student activities, service to the school, participation in professional activities and external relations related to post-baccalaureate accounting education and leadership.
Yvonne Hinson is currently the Academic in Residence with the AICPA; a newly created position to foster closer relationships with universities and faculty. 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 18.5 year career at WFU 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. Her research has been published in both academic and practitioner journals. She earned her undergraduate degree in accounting and MBA from UNC Charlotte.)