Accounting Professor



Dr. Douglas M. Boyle, DBA, MBA, CPA, CMA


Dr. Douglas M. Boyle, DBA, MBA, CPA, CMA, has over 25 years of professional experience in the areas of leadership, finance, operations, corporate governance and business turnarounds. He has served in executive roles in start-up, middle market and Fortune 500 companies where he has held the titles of Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He also worked as a Senior Auditor for KPMG Peat Marwick. Doug is an expert in leadership, finance, corporate governance, and business turnarounds as well as an executive coach and professional speaker. He is an accomplished researcher and author.

Doug serves as an Accounting Department Director and assistant professor at the University of Scranton. He has served as a professor in the Masters in Business Administration Programs at Delaware Valley College and Holy Family University. He has taught courses in leadership, finance, auditing, accounting, and strategy. Doug was awarded the Kania School of Management Teacher of The Year at the University of Scranton for 2009 – 2010 and 2011 – 2012. He also received the University of Scranton’s Provost Excellence in Research Award for 2012.

Doug has served the Board of Directors for both public and private companies. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Allied Services Health System. In addition to his role as Director, he serves on the Finance Committee and as Chairman of the Board for the Allied Services Skilled Nursing Division.

While serving in executive roles, Doug led and participated on teams that achieved the following results:
•      Realized over $315 million in operating margin improvement.
•      Closed over $3.1 billion in acquisitions.
•      Realized over $225 million in integration synergies.
•      Placed over $525 million in public and private debt placements.

Doug holds a Doctorate Program in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University with a concentration in Corporate Governance and Accounting. Doug holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BS in Accounting from the University of Scranton. His areas of research include leadership, corporate governance, financial performance, and auditing.

Doug is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Management Accountant and Six Sigma Black Belt trained in operations. He has completed ongoing Executive Programs at Harvard Business School, Stanford University, the University of Pennsylvania, The Center for Creative Leadership and the Chopra Center in operations, human resources, strategy, leadership, and wellness, respectively. Doug has completed the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Bridge Program where he obtained the designation of a professionally qualified faculty member in finance, accounting and management.

Doug is an accomplished researcher and author. He was awarded the University of Scranton’s Provost Excellence in Research Award for 2012 and the 2010 Kennesaw State University Accounting Department DBA Excellence in Research Award. In addition, he has won awards and grants from PriceWaterhouse Coopers, The Institute of Management Accountants, and the Institute of Internal Auditors. His work has been accepted for published in such outlets as Strategic Finance, Management Accounting Quarterly, The Journal of Applied Business Research, The Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Internal Auditing, Current Issues in Auditing, The CPA Journal, and the PICPA Journal.

Doug was admitted into the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) in 2004. He is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.