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Patrick A. Turner

Senior Lecturer, Accounting and MIS

Areas of Expertise

Financial reporting


CPA, Ohio State University
BS, Ohio State University


Prior to joining the Fisher College of Business in 2002, Mr. Turner spent 26 years in public accounting and was an audit partner with Arthur Andersen LLP. He served as overall engagement partner and provided financial statement audit, consultation and other attestation and assurance services to numerous public and closely-held companies. While at Andersen, he taught several internal and external training seminars and gave numerous accounting and financial reporting presentations to client audit committees, boards of directors and management.

In addition to his engagement responsibilities, Turner also served as the partner-in-charge of the audit practice in the Columbus, Ohio office. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Turner teaches courses in both the undergraduate and Master's of Accounting programs. He also teaches seminars on corporate governance, internal controls and Securities and Exchange Commission rules and regulations through Fisher College's Executive Education program.

Contact Information

440 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 292-2966