Faculty & Research

Joseph White

Adjunct Faculty : Accounting Department

In addition to being participating faculty, Joseph White is a partner at CliftonLarsonAllen, a top 10 national certified public accounting and consulting firm. He is a frequent speaker on health care and finance topics nationally.

White graduated from the University of Minnesota and received his bachelor's degree with an emphasis in accounting in 1982 and his master’s degree in business administration from the University of St. Thomas Executive MBA program in 2001.

He is a licensed CPA and is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants, Medical Group Management Association, Minnesota Medical Group Management Association and the Health Care Financial Management Association. 

White is at his best when teaching executive and middle management level graduate students helping them learn to open doors in their companies and advance their careers.


Academic Background

B.S., business, University of Minnesota
M.B.A., University of St. Thomas


  • Certifed Medical Practice Executive
  • Certified Public Accountant 

Professional Experience

  •  Partner-in-charge of physician and clinic services
  • Varied experience in strategic planning, performing feasibility studies, overseeing performance improvement, implementing system redesign and other organizational change for physician practices with revenues ranging from start-up practices to $1 billion
  • Wide foundation of technical expertise within the health care arena
  • Authored articles related to health care subjects
  • speaks frequently on various healthcare issues at venues including Medical Group Management (MGMA), Radiology Business Management Association, and BONES - Orthopedic Administration Association 


  • White is a health care partner at CliftonLarsonAllen, where he specializes in serving physician groups and health care systems. He has over 20 years of experience in consulting, tax and assurance services in the health care field. He brings the ability to see the "big picture" to a situation but also understands the details and financial implications. 

Current Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Medical Group Manangement Association
  • Health Care Financial Management Association
  • Financial advisor to the boards of medical groups