Ms. Jessie Wright

Assistant Professor
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Ms. Jessie Christine Wright

Assistant Professor

Lariccia School of Accounting & Finance

Williamson Hall 3304

phone: (330) 941-7259


Jessie Wright is an Assistant Professor in the Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance in the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University as well as a Manager at Schroedel, Scullin, and Bestic, LLC. She earned her PhD in Accounting from the University of Scranton. She has professional experience in both public and corporate accounting.

Research Interests

Auditing, Audit Committees, Fraud, Fraud Models and Accounting Education.

Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Auditing Theory and Practice, Auditing and Fraud Investigation.

  • Education
    • 2022

      Ph D, Accounting

      The University of Scranton

    • 2006


      Youngstown State University

    • 2005

      BS, Business Administration

      Youngstown State University

  • Awards and Honors
    • April 2023

      The Sokolov Honors College

      Penguin Choice Awards - Best Honors Course Instructor

    • 2021

      National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts

      40 Under Forty Honoree

    • 2019

      CPA Practice Advisor

      40 Under 40 Honoree

    • October 2018

      The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)

      Distinguished Honorary Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars

    • October 2017


      AICPA Leadership Academy Graduate

  • Past History
    • 2012

      Schroedel, Scullin & Bestic, LLC

      Senior Team Accountant

    • 2011

      Youngstown State University

      Instructor, Lariccia School of Accounting & Finance

    • 2007

      Commercial Metal Forming

      Senior Accountant

  • Intellectual Contributions
    • 2022

      "The SEC’s EPS Initiative"

      Strategic Finance, issue May, 2022, p. 42-49

    • 2019

      "Managerial Accounting Concepts with SAP transition from ERP to S/4HANA"

      Proceedings of the SAP Next-Gen Chapter Conference 2019 in Milwaukee, WI, USA, July, 14-15, 2019, p. 3

  • Professional Service
    • 2022 - present

      American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

    • 2018 - present

      Board of Directors of a Company
      Ohio Society of CPAs

    • 2012 - 2015

      Ohio Society of CPA's