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Dr. Danielle Booker, PhD, CPA – 2023 “40 Under 40” Honoree

Dr. Danielle Booker, PhD, CPA – 2023 “40 Under 40” Honoree

Assistant Professor of Accounting
Loyola University Chicago –
Quinlan School of Business

Career Highlights

  • Licensed CPA, academic scholar, and experienced auditor
  • Published articles in peer-reviewed accounting journals focused on innovative accounting education practices, including integration of emerging technologies and fostering a more inclusive and informed generation of accounting professionals
  • Established programs within the Accounting department to recruit and retain a pipeline of accounting students
  • Educated and mentored numerous accounting students, successfully persuading some to pursue accounting
  • Promoted the joys of accounting on a national stage as a (winning) contestant on Wheel of Fortune

What are you doing to make a difference in the profession, your community, the world?
In my role as an educator and mentor, I directly impact the next generation of accounting professionals, providing CPA exam guidance, professional connections, and career advice. I am passionate about increasing the pipeline of accounting students and attracting diverse talent to the profession. My involvement in NABA provides the opportunity to support diverse students in their pathway to the profession. During my appearance as a contestant on the popular game show, Wheel of Fortune, I highlighted the excitement and opportunities available in the accounting profession. I am also a member of the national service sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

See all of the 2023 “40 Under 40” and “20 Under 40” honorees.