Tom Adams, Ph.D., CPA, CGMA

Assistant Professor of Accounting

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.