Somer G. Anderson

Somer G. Anderson

Somer G. Anderson

Accounting and Finance Professor Ph.D., CPA, CGMA, CFE

Assistant Professor of Accounting in the John E. Simon School of Business at Maryville University

Currently working as: Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance, Simon School of Business at Maryville University

Resides in: St. Louis, Missouri

Education: Ph.D. in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University; Master of Accountancy and Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from University of Missouri-Columbia

Expertise: Accounting, Corporate Finance, Economics, Financial Planning, Fintech, Foreclosure, Investing, Mortgages, Personal Finance, Retirement, Taxes, Technical Analysis, Trading

Certifications: CPA, CFE, CGMA


Somer G. Anderson has been working in the accounting and finance industries for over 20 years as a financial statement auditor, a finance manager in a large healthcare organization, and a finance and accounting professor. Over that time, she's earned a doctorate in personal financial planning and her CPA, CGMA, and CFE certifications.

She has a passion for increasing American's financial literacy in everyday areas like banking, lending, and credit cards, and has published her related research in peer-reviewed publications such as the Journal of Financial Planning, Financial Services Review, Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, and Family of Consumer Sciences Research Journal.

As a professor of finance and accounting, Somer provides her students with insight into a wide range of topics, including accounting, auditing, and taxes, and career advice for those interested in becoming a CPA and working in accounting.

Her experience in professional and academic settings has furthered Somer's standing as an expert in a wide range of financial topics including accounting, banking, bankruptcy, corporate finance, financial planning, insurance, taxes, and accounting.

She is also featured on: Investopedia - The Balance -

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