- Additional Positions at AU
- MSA Program Director
- M.B.A, George Mason University; B.S. Accounting, Oklahoma Christian University
Professor Bedford teaches financial accounting, managerial accounting, intermediate accounting, corporate financial reporting at the undergraduate and graduate level. She has extensive industry accounting experience in the real estate business, and served in financial management roles with Marriott International and as the controller for a golf course developer. Her responsibilities in industry have included financial reporting and analysis, strategic planning and budgeting, implementation of accounting policies and controls, and the valuation of acquisition opportunities and financing programs. She began her career in public accounting with Ernst & Whinney.
Professor Bedford is currently serving on the Kogod Educational Policy Committee and has served on the KSB Curriculum & Assessment Committee (CAC) and as a member of the University Committee on Learning Assessment (COLA). She has served as the Chair of COLA, Chair of KSB CAC and as a member of Faculty Senate.
Professor Bedford is the Faculty Co-Chair of the American University Middle States Commission on High Education Self-Study and is a Peer Evaluator with MSCHE.
She is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Virginia Society of CPAs, Greater Washington Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
She is currently serving on the GWSCPA Board of Governors and the AICPA Financial Accounting & Reporting (FAR) CPA Exam subcommittee.
She has previously served as an Item Writer for the CPA Exam and on the AICPA National Awards Committee.
ACCT-340 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT-396 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Acctg for Global Business Ops
ACCT-641 Corp Fin Reprtng: Operations