Tom Coghlan

Tom Coghlan, CMA, MBA has worked at the intersection of accounting, information technology and decision making for over 30 years. His diverse set of experiences and roles include serving as:
  • Founder of CPE University, LLC, a provider of online and in-person CPE programs in operational analysis, managerial accounting, decision making, and ethics. He is one of the top CMA exam review instructors in North America, and has helped hundreds of people prepare to take the CMA examination
  • Founder of Appitur® Co., the developer of a mobile platform that provides exam prep companies with a branded app/web solution for their students to access study materials
  • Business Fellow and Instructor at Villanova University, where he taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Accounting and Analytics, and was the Director of the Center for Business Analytics
  • CFO and Director of Information Technology for a multi-national business unit of Imperial Chemical Industries
  • Partner and Vice President of Client Services for FirstQuarter, Inc., where he led projects that helped clients including Cordis (division of Johnson & Johnson), Del Monte Foods, Alcon, Analog Devices, and Stantec maximize their technology investments

  • Tom earned a BS degree in Business Administration from Drexel University, and an MBA from LaSalle University. Tom is a Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA), and passed the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam in Pennsylvania.

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