Lisa Forbes

Lisa Forbes

Chair, Division of Business and Computer Science

Division of Business and Computer Science
402.486.2600 x2300
Dick Building 301-C

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Full Title: Professor of Accounting and Finance

Job Description:

Classes taught:

  • Principles of Accounting II, Intermediate Accounting I
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Personal Finance
  • Financial Institutions and Markets

Academic Background

  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
  • DBA, Emphasis in Accounting, Anderson University
  • MBA, Emphasis in Finance, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • BS, Emphasis in Accounting and Management, Union College
  • AS, Computer Information Systems, Union College

Campus & Community Involvement:

  • Union College Business and Computer Science (BCS) Club sponsor
  • College View Church Finance Committee and Building Committee
  • Platte Valley Academy Alumni President 2005-2007

Professional Background:

I joined the Union family in January 2002. Before coming to Union College, I was an Audit Manager with Deloitte (one of the “Big Four” international public accounting firms). During the eight years of my public accounting career, I worked with both Deloitte (over six years) and with Baird, Kurtz, and Dobson. My audit clients included the University of Nebraska, the National Bank of Commerce, Lincoln Public Schools, Ameritas and Nebraska Book Company.


Lincoln Business Journal’s 40-under-40 Award, 2006

Speaker’s Bureau:

Personal finance

Personal Information:

Activities I enjoy include singing with CVC praise team, planning/researching trips, reading and hiking.


Barry is an amazing person, an awesome husband and my best friend. I also have the privilege of working just two doors down from him in the Division of Business and Computer Science.

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