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Tara Lambert, M.B.A., C.P.A

Tara LambertInstructor, Accounting

Areas of Expertise
Accounting, Auditing, Tax

Intermediate Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Financial Accounting

Professor Lambert is a Whitworth alum who graduated in 1993 with degrees in accounting and French; she completed Whitworth’s MBA program in 2012. She is a Certified Public Accountant with 20 years of experience in public accounting, nonprofit accounting and private industry, and has served as controller for Rader Farms and Edirol Corporation North America. Since July 2009, Professor Lambert has been working at Whitworth as the senior accountant of audit and tax, assisting in financial-statement and benefit-plan audits and also working with senior auditing students to integrate classroom learning with projects on the campus. Her current research focuses on unique student/faculty collaboration projects. Professor Lambert joined the School of Business faculty in July 2013.

Selected Publications/Presentations/Honors:
First Place Winner, Inland NW Business Plan Competition, 2012
LaShaw, M. N., Sago, B., & Lambert, T. M. (2013).  University Student Perceptions and Learning Outcomes of an Experiential Audit Project.  International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology, 3 (3).


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