Assistant Professor of Accounting Dr. Delwyn “Del” DeVries is the single recipient of the “Information Systems Section 2008 Outstanding Service Award.” The announcement was made last week at the annual meeting of the American Accounting Association (AAA) in Anaheim, California. Dr. DeVries was recognized by the Information Systems section for Distinguished Service in Membership Services, 2005-08, based on his work in analyzing and promoting membership services at both the section and national association levels over the past four years.
DeVries has taught accounting at Belmont University since 2007, having previously taught in the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He earned his Ph.D. in accounting, with an accounting information systems specialization, from Arizona State University. Prior to beginning his academic career, he served as manager-operational control for Citibank from 1989-94 and manager for Deloitte (formerly Deloitte Haskins & Sells) from 1982-89. He is a Certified Public Accountant, as well as a Certified Information Systems Auditor, and in addition to his many other service contributions, he also serves as a member of the audit sub-committee for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Foundation’s Board of Directors.