Newsmaker: Valerie Trott Williams
By The Tribune-Review
Published: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 11:39 p.m.
Valerie Trott Williams
Noteworthy: Received a Volunteer Service Award from the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Family: Husband, John, 58; daughters Brynna, 23, and Victoria, 14; son Connor, 15 and dogs, Bella, an 8-year-old mastiff, and Diamond Mae, a 2-year-old puggle.
Occupation: Assistant professor of accounting at Duquesne University.
Background: She teaches in the undergraduate and master's accounting programs at Duquesne. She is the director of high school-related programs and serves on UPMC St. Margaret's Board of Directors.
Education: Bachelor's degree in business administration with a major in accounting from Duquesne in 1988 and a master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business in 1993.
Quote: “It gives me great pleasure to educate young professionals and students about the value of a CPA and the accounting profession. ... There are very few professions that aspire to such high standards of skills and ethical responsibilities.”
— by Chris Togneri
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Peduto takes down Pittsburgh’s Redd Up crew
- Upper St. Clair woman’s death at Drexel probed as possible meningitis
- At next turn, pothole repair
- Washington County judge: Evidence against him illegally obtained
- Redistricting spurs faceoff for Democratic state Reps. Molchany, Readshaw
- Newsmaker: Christine Jordanoff
- Job cuts at AGH part of ‘strategic’ process
- Fox Chapel Area superintendent seeks rapport with students
- Allegheny County Democrats endorse several incumbents in primary
- Donor name to be stripped from Penn Hills library
- Trib’s Hiel honored for reporting on Coptic Christians