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James A. Shovein

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James Shovein's professional activities in recent years have included consulting projects with a number of Fortune 500 companies in the Twin Cities, which focus on the ability of corporate finance to help create shareholder value.

In 2012, he was awarded the Opus College of Business Julie Hays Teaching Award.


Academic Background

B.S., Accounting, University of Northern Iowa
M.B.A., University of Minnesota

Professional Certificates

  • C.P.A.  

Professional Experience

  • Vice-President Finance, Best Buy, 2004-2005
  • Vice-President Finance, Ecolab, 1993-1999
  • Director of Finance, Pillsbury, 1987-1993
  • Sr. Accountant, KPMG, 1982-1986