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Southern Oregon University

Accounting

Office: Central Hall 116
Phone: (541) 552-6717
FAX: (541) 552-6715
Email: cains@sou.edu

Education:

MS, Taxation, 2005, Washington School of Law, Washington Institute for Graduate Studies, South Jordan, UT
CPA, 1981, California Board of Accountancy
BA, 1976, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Teaching:

BA 211  Accounting Information I
BA 213  Accounting Information II
BA 454/554 Accounting Information Systems
BA 455/555 Auditing I
BA 456/556 Auditing II
BA 458/558 Advanced Accounting Topics I
BA 465 CPA Review Seminar

 

Susan Cain joined KPMG Peat Marwick in 1978, retiring as a partner in the San Francisco office in December 1999.  While with Peat Marwick she specialized in banking institutions and trust tax services, as well as assuming management responsibilities in human resources and compensation. Cain taught Accounting Studies at Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California from 1983-1985, as well as internal KPMG training and management courses. She graduated with highest honors from Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon in 1976 with a BA in General Science. In 2005 she received her Masters in Taxation from the Washington Institute for Graduate Studies and School of Law.

Cain is past-Treasurer and past-President of the Board of Directors of the Epilepsy Society of San Francisco, past-President of the San Francisco Chapter of American Woman's Society of Certified Public Accountants, past-President of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, San Francisco Chapter, and past local and state Chair of the Committee on Depository Institutions. She received the 1996 Chapter Award for Outstanding Woman in Business in the Bay Area from the American Woman's Society of CPAs. Cain is currently a Senior Instructor at Southern Oregon University and past-Treasurer of the Board at St. Mary's School in Medford (after serving as Chairman for two years). She serves as Treasurer of the Board of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and chairs its Finance Committee. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Lithia Motors, Inc. Susan maintains her membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. 

Cain enjoys theatre, reading, and participating in activities with her husband and daughters.

Areas of Specialty:

Auditing

Taxation