Tom Adams joined the Accounting Department in the School of Business in 2019. Previously, he was an assistant professor at the University of Connecticut (2016-2019). He completed his Ph.D. in accounting at Temple University (2011-2016).
He is a proud La Salle University graduate. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (accounting and finance) at La Salle in 2005. After graduation, he worked as a Senior Associate in the Audit Practice of KPMG (Philadelphia office; 2005-2009) and as a Senior Financial Analyst in the Investor Relations department of Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX; 2009-2011).
Tom is originally from Northeast Philadelphia and attended St. Bernard’s Grade School and Father Judge High School. He is currently teaching Intermediate Financial Accounting I and II, Accounting Analytics, and Advanced Auditing Topics/Financial Forensics and his research interests are in the areas of auditing, shareholder activism, mergers and acquisitions (M&As), and tax.
La Salle is a place near and dear to Tom’s heart. His grandfather and father also attended the university and he considers La Salle home.