Emily Lindsay

Kogod School of Business

Executive in Residence

Professor Emily Lindsay teaches a variety of accounting and business courses, such as Financial Accounting, Corporate Financial Reporting: Financial Transactions, Intermediate Accounting II, Managerial Accounting, Seminar in Accounting Theory, and an online MBA course titled Bridge to Business. Lindsay has more than 20 years of experience in an executive position in a global finance function for a multibillion dollar corporation. In this role, she led significant corporate business process operations related to corporate accounting shared services centers, including employment taxation, payroll, disbursements, banking services, travel-related programs, and stock compensation plans. She was the business process owner of four enterprise-wide corporate systems and 100 related PC-based distributed systems and interfaces. Lindsay also worked as an auditor at the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

She has served on three national advisory committees to the Internal Revenue Service, and on the Board of the Greater Washington Society of CPAs. She current serves on the Board of the American Payroll Association, an organization of more than 19,000 members interested in payroll systems, administration, and human resources. She has delivered business presentations on best practices, employment-related legislative issues, and disaster recovery.

Lindsay is the faculty advisor to the Kogod Accounting Club and a faculty brother of Alpha Kappa Psi. She also serves on the Women’s Advisory Board to the Girl Scouts Council of the Nation’s Capital. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.


MS in Accounting, American University; BA, Dickinson College