LaVern “Howie” Krueger, D.B.A., C.P.A.
Associate Professor of Accounting
Areas of expertise: Financial accounting standards applicable to governmental and nongovernmental entities
LaVern Krueger is interim department chair and associate professor of accounting with instructional responsibilities that focus on external financial reporting of corporate, governmental and other non-profit entities. Krueger received a B.S. from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, an M.S.B.A. from the University of Denver and D.B.A. from the University of Colorado. Krueger is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Missouri Society of C.P.A.s, as well as past president of the Kansas City Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants.
Krueger’s current research focuses on recent and proposed financial accounting standards of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.
Krueger has presented financial reporting updates for the Association of Government Accountants, the American Society of Women Accountants and the Missouri Society of C.P.A.s. A recent presentation to the Institute of Management Accountants focused upon the relationship between the Delphi Corporation bankruptcy and the financial difficulties of General Motors, with specific focus on reporting for pensions and other postretirement benefits.