Walsh College

Meet the Walsh College Faculty

With many years of practical, real-world business and economic experience, the Walsh College faculty has a long legacy of preparing business professionals for successful careers. Our faculty members have earned more than 70 different business, technology, and educational certifications or designations. Additionally, when combined, our faculty represents 3,000 years of business experience. Our faculty members give students an unparalleled education that takes them directly from the classroom into their careers.



Rick Berschback

Richard D. Berschback

Distinguished Associate Professor, Accounting

Richard Berschback joined Walsh College in 1980, serving as Chair of the Accounting Department from 1980 until 1995. He returned to the Chair position from 2005 until 2012. He previously worked in the auditing departments of PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young.

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Maria Gistinger

Maria Gistinger, Ph.D., CPA, M.Ed.

Professor, Accounting

Dr. Gistinger brings her extensive background in public school finance. She has always had a special interest in governmental entities in fiscal distress. Her doctoral dissertation titled, “Michigan Schools Reaction to Budgetary Distress,” focused on ways that public schools were adapting to fiscal crisis.

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Dr. Lee Meadows

Lee Meadows, Ph.D.

Professor, Management

Dr. Meadows is a 30-year veteran of designing and delivering organizational interventions for a cross-section of industries. He has been both practitioner and teacher, having trained managers in the corporate and academic classroom.

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John Moore

John Moore, Ph.D, CPA

Chair, Finance & Economics

Dr. John Moore originally joined the Walsh College faculty as an adjunct professor in the finance and economics department in 1994, later becoming a full time member in 2008. John has taught 19 different courses during his tenure at Walsh in the finance, economics and accounting programs.

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