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|SCOTT DAVIS, CPA|
Associate Professor of Accounting
Earl N. Phillips School of Business
Office: Plato S. Wilson Commerce Building 337
|Scott Davis, Associate Professor of Accounting, joined High Point University in 1996 after working in the business world as a small business owner, a controller at a small business and an auto dealership, and a senior accountant at a Big 4 National CPA firm. He brings these life experiences to the classroom where students benefit from his real world scenarios and advice. He teaches courses in principles and intermediate accounting, individual and corporate tax, and the accounting senior seminar. He holds the Microsoft Excel Proficiency Certificate and has offered short seminars to help business students master the Excel functions they need to apply to their classes and internships. Mr. Davis also teaches various CPA review topics for Becker’s CPA Exam Review.
Mr. Davis serves High Point University as the Advisor of the Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society. Past and present service to HPU includes the PSB Curriculum Committee, the Assurance of Learning Evaluation Committee, and a member of the Honor Court . He is the Director of the VITA Program (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) where HPU accounting students provide tax form completion assistance to people of modest incomes in the City of High Point.
Mr. Davis pursues professional growth opportunities with the Annual Income Tax Update Conferences and Seminars sponsored by the NCACPA and NC State University, the Annual Accounting and Auditing Developments Seminars, and the Annual Accounting Educational Forums. He assisted with bringing the Adrian Project IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agents to the HPU campus. Students, decked out with fake weapons, bullet-proof vests and faux badges worked on hypothetical fraud cases such as tax fraud, embezzlement, and drug trafficking.
Mr. Davis earned his Master of Science – Accountancy from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his Bachelor of Administrative Science in Accounting at Guilford College.