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Jacob Kamm

Jacob Kamm

Following two years as an investment banking analyst at a regional securities brokerage firm, Professor Kamm served in various executive positions at EFCO, Inc., the largest fully-integrated North American manufacturer of industrial furnaces serving the metals industries. During his nine year tenure as President and Chief Executive, Mr. Kamm grew annual revenues to $88 million and achieved nine consecutive years of profitability. His role at EFCO required meeting with customers in over 30 countries.

While completing his degree at Cleveland State where he was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, Mr. Kamm co-authored a technical article on fair value accounting which was presented at The Eurasia Business & Economics Society Conference in Istanbul, Turkey. Subsequently, he co-authored a second article on fair value accounting entitled “The Role of Judgment in Fair Value Accounting” which appeared in a 2010 issue of Today’s CPA published by the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. A third article entitled “Hugo Boss: An Ethics Case in International Accounting” was published in the December 2011 issue of the International Journal of Arts and Sciences.

From 2004 until 2010, Professor Kamm served as a Member of The Board of Visitors at Davidson College.   He is a certified public accountant in the State of Ohio.

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