Dr. N. Leroy Kauffman is an Associate Professor of Accounting at Western Carolina University, a campus of the University of North Carolina. Dr. Kauffman teaches Cost/Managerial Accounting and Intermediate Financial Accounting in the undergraduate accounting program as well as Advanced Managerial Accounting in the Master of Accountancy program. Dr. Kauffman is available to provide expertise in product costing models, non-routine decision making, cost allocation situations, design and implementation of financial reporting systems for small business and consulting to clients throughout the Southeast US. Dr. Kauffman has also had experience with design and implementation of policy based governance systems.
Dr. Kauffman has been a CPA for 30+ years and has spent more than 40 years in higher education at various institutions. He has served in a variety of roles in higher education ranging from faculty member, department head to dean of the College of Business at Western Carolina University. He has served on the board of directors for several not-for-profit organizations. Dr. Kauffman has published several scholarly articles and given a variety of presentations on managerial related topics.