Accounting Advisory Council adds to its distinguished ranks

The School of Management’s Accounting Advisory Council recently appointed Stephen Turner, BS ’08, as chair. In addition, several alumni joined the council over the last year: Min Zheng, MBA ’08; James McAuliffe, BS ’93, EMBA ’04; Don Schoenl, BS ’90, EMBA ’98; and Jessie Wang, BS ’10, MS ’11, MS ’12.

The council assists the School of Management and its Accounting and Law Department by providing external perspective and advocacy for the department’s programs and strategic priorities. Council members also generously give to the school through philanthropic initiatives and by sharing their expertise with students, particularly through a new mentorship program.

Stephen Turner, CPA, is a partner in the Bonadio Group’s commercial division, working closely with clients in the automotive, manufacturing, retail and construction industries. His responsibilities include coordination and oversight of financial statement audits and other attest services. Outside the office, Turner serves as treasurer on the Artpark board of directors.

In March, Min Zheng—a CPA and certified internal auditor—was promoted to senior director of global audit and advisory at TransUnion, where she has worked since October 2020. Zheng previously served in audit roles at GATX and Deloitte, working with such clients as Walgreens, Sears, KKR, Havas Worldwide, Omron, NFL Charities and Loews Corp.

Jim McAuliffe, CPA, serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer of LeChase Construction Services. Throughout his long career, McAuliffe has developed deep financial expertise in planning and forecasting, contract negotiations, risk management and other areas through roles in a variety of industries.

Don Schoenl, CPA, is the founder, president and CEO of Agile Cold Storage, which partners with food manufacturers, processers and growers to resolve their supply chain challenges. Schoenl has a successful track record in the food logistics and manufacturing space, having previously led such companies as Almark Foods, Agro Merchants and Nordic Cold Storage.

The council’s newest member, Jessie Wang serves as vice president – technology audit at Morgan Stanley, leading a global audit team covering technology-related assurance activities in the company’s institutional securities group. A certified internal auditor and certified information systems auditor, Wang brings more than a decade of experience in technology risk management and compliance to her role.