School of Business

John Sanders

Associate Professor of Accounting
John Sanders, Department Chair - Finance and Accounting

Office Location

417 Luther Bonney Hall

Faculty Office Hours Fall 2018

Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:15-8:45; 1:15-2:45



Academic Degrees

  • M.B.A., University of Southern Maine 1977
  • B.S., Accounting, Plymouth State College 1972




Areas of Expertise


  • Small business development, primarily in the financial and tax areas
  • Principle of fraud examination
  • Financial statement reporting


  • Practical small business issues

Awards and Recognition


Certified Public Accountant (CPA) 1980
Certified Management Accountant (CMA) 1993
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) 2004

Professional Organization Memberships
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Institute of Management Accountants
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Professional Activity

As a resident counselor of the Small Business Development Centers, Professor Sanders consults with small businesses on a variety of accounting related issues for both compliance and decision making. He makes numerous presentations before entrepreneurs and small business owners in this area to assist in their development.  Professor Sanders reviews small business texts and co-authors articles on small business topics. He is involved in various professional associations.