Faculty & Research

Drew Hoag

Adjunct Faculty : Accounting Department
 

Drew Hoag has a B.S. in mathematics and statistics from the University of Minnesota (1985) and an M.B.A. in accounting from the University of Minnesota (1998). He is a CPA (active) and started his career working for Ernst and Young & Co. Hoag currently works at Deluxe Corporation in the Assurance and Risk Advisory Services Team as a senior lead assurance associate. Before this, he worked at ADC in the Internal Audit and Controls Department. Hoag has also worked as an intermediate auditor with the state of Minnesota's Commerce Departments as well as with National Car Rental System. He was an internal audit senior with Old Republic National Title Insurance Company for four years.

Hoag’s current position as an auditor requires that he utilize and analyze quantitative and qualitative data on a daily basis. He is responsible for performing and supervising audits and communicating recommendations to senior management. It is this personal experience  that Hoag shares with his students so as to bridge the gap between classroom learning and practical, real-life experience.

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Academic Background

M.B.A., accounting, University of Minnesota
B.S., mathematics and statistics, University of Minnesota
Certified Public Account 


Career Highlights 

Drew Hoag started his career working for Ernst and Young & Co. before working for ADC in their internal audit and controls department. Hoag also worked as an intermediate auditor with the state of Minnesota's commerce departments as well as with National Car Rental. 

He was an internal audit senior with Old Republic National Title Insurance Company for four years, utilizing and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data on a daily basis. He was responsible for performing and supervising audits and communicating recommendations to senior management.

Hoag currently works for Deluxe Corporation on the assurance and risk advisory services team as a senior lead assurance associate. It is this personal experience, which Hoag will share with his students, that will work toward bridging the gap between classroom learning and practical, real-life experience. 


Teaching Career 

  • Drew Hoag teaches undergraduate and graduate courses for the Opus College of Business, including:
    • ACCT 317 Cost Accounting
    • ACCT 602 Fin Accounting for Executives
    • ACCT 605 Managerial Accounting
    • ACCT 607 Managerial Accounting & Analysis
    • ACCT 772  International Accounting
    • MBAC 501 Basic Financial Accounting Seminar
  • Distinguished Service Professor, University of St. Thomas (February 2010-June 2012).
  • Adjunct instructor, University of St. Thomas (1985-2010 and June 2012-Present)
  • Adjunct instructor, University of St. Thomas, Executive MBA Program, 1999-2007.
  • Math teacher, Minneapolis Public Schools, (August 1985-July 1986). 


Major Works

Consulting

  • Number Talk Limited (2010-Present)
  • Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Gaming Committion (2010-2012)


Community Involvement

  • Minnesota Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Minnesota CPA Society (2010-present)