Cassie (Phuong) Nguyen, CPA

Clinical Assistant Professor
Accounting and Law


MS, School of Management, University at Buffalo
BS, School of Management, University at Buffalo


  • Certified Public Accountant


Cassie Nguyen's classroom instruction is enriched by years of industry experience. At EY, she served as a tax manager in Private Tax Services, where she managed professional tax compliance and tax consulting services to several private businesses and their ultimate owners. Her expertise is in family enterprises and the tax matters that evolve with private business operations and private wealth. Nguyen’s services included tax planning opportunities for high net worth individuals and family trusts. Her team also provided business tax compliance for partnerships and S corporations and ensured their transactions with the families were in line with their generational wealth transfer and succession planning goals. She also was involved in designing, developing and instructing several national training courses. Nguyen currently teaches taxation courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and serves as a mentor to her students in achieving their academic and career goals.


  • Introduction to Federal Income Taxes
  • Tax Planning for the Closely Held Business and Business Owners

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • New York State Society of CPAs
  • American Accounting Association
  • American Tax Association
  • Beta Alpha Psi

University and Community Service

  • Assistant to the department chair
  • Faculty advisor – Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program  

Industry Experience

  • Tax Manager, EY, Buffalo, New York