Cathy L. Longacre, C.P.A., M.B.A.
A graduate of Cedarville University and Loyola Graduate School of Business, Cathy has vast experience in the accounting field. Her career started in Industry; however she found her niche in Non-Profit and Health Care accounting. As a C.P.A., Cathy has used her expertise to audit Non-Profit organizations, eventually transitioning to accounting/finance management positions for a Catholic Healthcare organization. Cathy currently is the Accounting Manager for CHI Living Communities, an organization that manages senior living and rehabilitation facilities throughout the United States. Education, C.P.A. licensure and continuing education, along with accounting experience have all been preparation for her position as an Adjunct Instructor at Lourdes University where she enjoys teaching Accounting I and II, as well as Managerial Accounting.
Professional Affiliations: Member, American and Ohio Associations of CPA’s
Professional Activity: Accounting Manager, CHI Living Communities
Service to Community: Daughter Project, Finance Committee Member
BUS 201: Accounting I
Introduces the principles of accounting for the sole proprietorship. Presents the complete accounting cycle including journalizing and posting of business transactions, preparation of simple financial statements and closing and adjusting entries.
BUS 202: Accounting II
This course is a continuation of BUS 201. Provides students with an overview of a variety of partnership and corporate accounting topics, including inventory and depreciation methods, financial statement and ratio analysis, payroll taxes and the preparation of cash flow statements.
ACC 302: Managerial Accounting
Provides the student with a firm understanding that internal accounting information is a means to decision making. Provides an understanding of the importance and function of managerial accounting and how it relates to other disciplines in the management of a business.