Professor Patrick Flynn
Mr. Flynn began his professional career in public accounting with KPMG in New York city. He was at KPMG for 4 years, and then moved into corporate accounting with Westinghouse Electric Corporation. At Westinghouse, Mr. Flynn worked in a variety of senior management positions, including a stint as audit manager and a division controller.
Mr. Flynn then joined TRW, Inc. in a senior management position and was promoted to division controller, and eventually became Director of Financial Reporting at the sector level. In addition to these financial positions, Mr. Flynn also spent approximately 2 years as a plant general manager.
Upon leaving TRW, Mr. Flynn joined a local Cleveland based privately held corporation as controller. He was soon promoted to CFO and for the last 10 years with this company was the President and CEO.
Mr. Flynn retired from the corporate world in 2007, and then joined BW as an Associate Professor of Business Administration, and currently teaches in both the undergrad and graduate business programs.