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Accountant , educator

Scott Andrew Yetmar, American accountant, educator. Certified Public Accountant Iowa; certified Certified Financial Planner. Named Professor of Year, Drake University International Students Organization, 1998, College Business Professor of Year, Drake University, 2002, Accounting Professor of Year, Cleveland State University, 2004; grantee Drake University, 1997, Kelley Insurance Center, 1997, Kaufmann Entrepreneur, 2000-2001.


Yetmar, Scott Andrew was born on July 22, 1963 in Riverside, California, United States. Son of Donald Thomas and Adele Mae (Allen) Yetmar.


Bachelor in Accounting, University Northern Iowa, 1985. Master of Business Administration, Drake University, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting, Oklahoma State University, 1995.


Senior auditor Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler Peat Marwick, Des Moines, 1985-1988. Controller R and R Investors, West Des Moines, 1988-1990. Finance planning manager Farm Bureau Insurance, 1990-1991.

Graduate assistant Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1991-1995. Assistant professor accounting University Southern Colorado, Pueblo, 1995-1996, Drake University, Des Moines, 1996—2002, Cleveland State University, 2002—2005, associate professor accounting, since 2005. Expert witness on taxation Parrish, Kruidenier, Moss, Dunn law firm, Des Moines, 1996—1997.

Reviewer MicroMash-Certified Public Accountant, Englewood, Colorado, 1997—2000, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, since 1997. Instructor Becker/Conviser Certified Public Accountant Review, Chicago, 1996—2002. Ethics training consultant GuideOne Insurance Company, 1998—1999.

Consultant Public Defender' General’ s Office, Iowa Division, 2001—2002. Delta Sigma Pi's faculty advisor Drake University, 1997—2001, assessment committee, Kemper Scholar selection committee, National Alumni Scholars selection committee. Expert witness taxation, accounting Wiggens & Anderson, West Des Moines, 1998—1999.

Expert witness accounting and auditing Dickinson Law Firm, 2001. Presenter in field; instructor BISYS education services Certified Finance Planner Review, New Orleans, since 2002. Beta Alpha Psi advisor Cleveland State University, since 2004.


  • Certified Public Accountant Iowa. Certified Certified Financial Planner.


  • Other Work

    • Author, reviewer accounting textbook supplements. Contributor articles to professional journals. Columnist for newsletters in field.


Board directors Junior Achievement, Pueblo, 1995—1996, project business instructor Des Moines, 1989—1991. Board directors Community Compacts for Student Success, Pueblo, 1995—1996. Parent volunteer Westwood Elementary School, Ankeny, Iowa, 1996—2002.

Coach West Des Moines Little League, 1986—1988, Ankeny Little League, 1998, Ankeny Leisure Services Basketball, 1997—2002. Board directors Ankeny Young Men’s Christian Association, 2000—2001. Lector, commentator, eucharistic minister St. Theresa Church, 1985—1991.

Lecturer St. Francis Church, 1991—1995. Finance committee, lector, commentator Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church, Ankeny, 1996—2002. Fellow: Life Management Institute.

Member: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (responsibilities in tax practice committee 1997—2000, member's life insurance and disability committee 2001-2003, grantee tax division 1994), Institute Management Accountants (certified finance manager, certified managerial accountant), American Accounting Association (computer resources committee 1997—2000, midyear planning committee 2000-2001), Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (career awareness committee 1997—2002), American Taxation Association (ad hoc reviewer journal 1999—2002, midyear committee 2000-2001), Knights of Columbus.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis, coaching, collecting sports cards, racquetball.


Married Janice Katherine Merkey, June 22, 1985. Children: Joshua Donald, Melissa Marie, Zachary Andrew.

Donald Thomas Yetmar

Adele Mae (Allen) Yetmar

Janice Katherine Merkey

Joshua Donald Yetmar

Melissa Marie Yetmar

Zachary Andrew Yetmar