Department: Dayton School of Business
Office: MO 415
Phone Extension: 2141
Prof. Emily Walsh is in her thirteenth year of teaching at Asbury University and serves as the program director for the Accounting and Finance programs in the Dayton School of Business. She currently teaches in the areas of financial accounting and reporting, auditing and information systems. She received the 2017 Francis White Eubank Excellence in Teaching Award and the honor of Faculty-Scholar for excellence in teaching in 2018.
Prior to her appointment at Asbury, Prof. Walsh spent 10 years working for Lexmark International in a variety of roles within Accounting, Internal Audit and Finance. She has been responsible for payrolls of up to 4,200 employees and served as the functional lead on the implementation of a web-based employee expense system at Lexmark, requiring her to train 2,000 employees and managers on the system. She conducted operational and financial audits and investigations for Lexmark globally, and she oversaw the financial operations for the Canadian print service solution customers.
Prof. Walsh is passionate about learning, continuing education, research and her students. She received her B.A. in Accounting from Asbury College in 1998 and her M.B.A. in eCommerce from Norwich University in 2006. She is currently in the dissertation phase for her D.B.A. in Accounting thru Anderson University. Her research focuses on the effect of trust on financial and operational controls in non-profit environments, accounting in the Bible and the integration of faith, and accounting teaching methods. She has also served in various advisory roles in Asbury’s student congress, class leadership and the School of Business.
Prof. Walsh lives in Wilmore with her husband Eric (Asbury class of 1999) and their two children, Suzanna and James.