School of Global Business

S.G.B. Advisory Committee: Thomas M. Brinker, Jr.

Professor / Chair / Executive Director, Domestic MBA Program, School of Global Business

Thomas M. Brinker Jr., CPA/PFS, CGMA, ChFC, CFE, AEP is professor of Accounting, Executive Director of the Domestic MBA program, and Chair of the School of Global Business. He graduated cum laude from Saint Joseph’s University with a degree in accounting and holds master’s degrees in taxation and accounting from Widener University. Brinker earned a J.D. from Columbia Pacific University and a Master of Laws in International Taxation from Regent University School of Law, where he received the distinction of “Outstanding Graduate” in his class. He presents nationally and internationally and has published dozens of articles in numerous journals, such as The Journal of Accountancy, The Journal of International Taxation, The Tax Adviser, The CPA Journal, The Journal of Practical Estate Planning, and The Journal of Financial Services Professionals.

Professor Brinker has received the PICPA Educator of the Year Award and the Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching, and he lectures primarily on financial accounting and individual tax. Prior to co-founding his CPA firm, Brinker was a member of both the audit and tax departments of Coopers & Lybrand and Arthur Young & Company. He is a tax consultant for the special needs community and to local CPA and law firms in the Philadelphia area. His practice concentrates in tax planning and compliance for individuals and businesses.

Professor Brinker has also recieved the Professor of the Year award at the 2017 Commencement Ceremony.