Christopher "Chris" Sherman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Accounting

My goal is to help each student prepare for and achieve their career aspirations by providing an engaging learning experience. I use my extensive business background to combine conceptual learning with the proper business context as this helps students apply their education to their current/future careers.

- Chris Sherman

Connect with
Chris Sherman

building is Becker Business Building - room is 218
Phone 863.680.4288



Chris is a self-described "accounting nerd" with his three accounting degrees: B.S. (University of Florida), M.S. (University of Colorado @ Denver), PhD (Virginia Tech). In addition to passing the Florida CPA exam, he has extensive experience managing accounting and finance departments for two publicly-traded international companies. He leveraged his accounting knowledge with his business acumen as the COO - North and South America for one of them as well. Additionally, he has experience in evaluating and managing successful business mergers and acquisitions.


Chris enjoys going to the beach, golfing, sports, etc (basically anything outdoors).


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA Spring, Doctor of Philosophy – Accounting, 2020 

University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO, Master of Accountancy, 2001

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 2000