Emily Walsh, D.B.A. – Asbury University
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Emily Walsh

Assistant Professor
Accounting & Finance Department Chair
Faculty Athletic Representative

Departments: Dayton School of Business, Athletics

Office: Shaw 143

Phone Extension: 2141

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Biographical Information

Dr. Emily Walsh has been teaching full time at Asbury University since 2008 and has served as the program director and department chair for the Accounting and Finance programs in the Dayton School of Business since 2017. She currently teaches in the areas of financial accounting and reporting, auditing and information systems. Dr. Walsh 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, Dr. 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.

Dr. Walsh is passionate about learning, continuing education, research and her students. She received her B.A. in Accounting from Asbury College in 1998, her M.B.A. in eCommerce from Norwich University in 2006 and her D.B.A. in Accounting from Anderson University in 2022. Her research focuses on the effect of trust on financial and operational controls in churches, accounting in the Bible and the integration of faith, and accounting teaching methods. During her time at Asbury, she has served in a variety of faculty advisory roles for student leadership including Asbury Student Congress, the Business Club and the Eyrie Investment Group.

Dr. Walsh also has had the privilege of serving as Asbury’s Faculty Athletic Representative to the NCAA since 2021. While attending Asbury, she was a four year student-athlete as a member of Women’s Softball.

Dr. Walsh lives in Wilmore with her husband Eric (’99) and their two children, Suzanna and James. They are the proud class advisors of the Visionary Class of 2020.


  • D.B.A. in Accounting, Anderson University, 2022
  • M.B.A. in eCommerce, Norwich University, 2006
  • B.A. in Accounting, Asbury College, 1998

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