Faculty Profile: Cindy L. Phipps, CPA

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“I enjoy working with students. I get to meet a lot of interesting people in my job. Helping students learn by explaining a topic or getting them involved in a group activity is what I like best about teaching.”

Accounting Instructor/Program Coordinator
Office: WH-010 | 217-234-5350 | cphipps@lakeland.cc.il.us

Education Background

Cindy Phipps is a registered CPA and a native of Mattoon, Illinois.  She graduated from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign with a B.S. in Accountancy in 1988 and an M.S. in Accountancy with a specialization in Taxation in 1989.  Cindy began her career with Price Waterhouse in Indianapolis as a tax associate and a senior tax consultant from 1989-1992.  She continued her career as a senior tax accountant with The Anthem Group in Indianapolis from 1992-1995.  In 1995 she welcomed the opportunity to teach full time at Lake Land College where she serves as accounting instructor, accounting program coordinator, and academic advisor.  She enjoys teaching, especially when she can engage students in active learning.  She is a member of the Lake Land College Retention Committee, Eastern Illinois Business Educators Association, and TACTYC (Teachers of Accounting at Two-Year Colleges).

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