Al has been a member of the Goizueta Business School faculty since 1980, and has held several administrative posts at Goizueta including Acting Dean, Senior Associate Dean, and Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Programs. He has been a Guest Professor on several occasions at the Helsinki School of Business and Economics in Helsinki, Finland and at Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria.

Al's teaching has focused on financial reporting and strategic cost management in the MBA and Executive MBA Programs. He has also taught in these areas in open enrollment and custom non-degree executive education programs. He served as Faculty Director for the Emory/LIMAK Austrian General Management Program and several other executive programs. In addition he has had consulting relationships with a variety of corporate organizations and law firms, and he served as an accounting advisor to the Enron Bankruptcy Examiner. He was a Visiting Scholar in the Atlanta office of KPMG.


  • PhD
    Georgia State University
  • Doctor of Science, Economics and Business (honoris causa)
    Johannes Kepler University
  • Master of Accountancy
    University of South Carolina
  • Bachelor's Business Administration
    University of South Carolina