UM Educator Named President of Statewide Accounting Association

July 06, 2017

University of Montana accounting Associate Professor Joshua HerboldMISSOULA – University of Montana accounting Associate Professor Joshua Herbold was recently named the 2017-18 president of the Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants board of directors. He is the first educator to hold the office of president of MSCPA since 2000.

Herbold is the chair of the Department of Accounting and Finance in UM’s School of Business Administration. He also is a registered CPA in the state of Montana. 

Originally from Illinois, Herbold received both his undergraduate and graduate accounting degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been teaching at UM since 2004.

A member of MSCPA since 2007, Herbold is a valued leader in Montana’s accounting profession. He is a popular speaker at MSCPA conventions and is the innovator and moderator of the annual “Success in Montana” panel discussions. In 2013, he received the Jack Kempner Outstanding Educator Award from the society. Herbold officially assumed his role as president on June 22 in Billings at the 104th annual MSCPA conference.

The Montana Society of CPAs is a professional association comprised of nearly 1,800 members worldwide. Its mission is to inspire, empower and impact members to achieve professional excellence.

Contact: Joshua Herbold, chair, Department of Accounting and Finance, UM School of Business Administration, 406-243-2147,