Associate Professor of Accounting
Office: 234 Technical Building
"Our Paraprofessional Accounting Program is one of a kind. Students are trained by practicing CPA's in the actual practice of accountancy--how it's done in the real world. Students wanting to pursue a professional degree after graduating will delight in knowing that 70 percent of credits earned will transfer to most senior institutions."
Master of Accountancy--University of Tennessee-Knoxville 1981
Bachelor of Business Administration--University of Memphis 1979
Certified Public Accountant--Tennessee 1982
Before coming to Walters State in 1982, Mr. Barnett was associated with the international accounting firm of Deloitte Haskins & Sells (now Deloitte Touche). In addition to his duties at Walters State, Mr. Barnett actively practices public accountancy providing financial and tax accounting services and consulting services to a variety of clients. Mr. Barnett also serves as chief financial officer of a closely held corporation operating restaurants in upper East Tennessee. Mr. Barnett is a member of the American Institute of CPA's and Tennessee Society of CPA's.