Tom Ealey


Chair & Professor


Accounting and Business Administration

Educational Background

M.Acc., Accountancy, Bowling Green State U.

B.A., Liberal Studies, Bowling Green State U.



My career at Alma began in


Recent publications:


 “Protecting Residents from Financial Abuse,” Long Term Living, September 2014


with Marcy Gilstad-Corbat (Alma “11), “Managing Resident Personal Funds,” Long-term Living, March 2014


with Marcy Gilstad-Corbat (Alma ’11), “Mandatory Compliance and Long-term Care: Part II.”  Compliance Today, January 2014.


with Marcy Gilstad-Corbat (Alma ’11), “Mandatory Compliance and Long-term Care: Part I.”  Compliance Today, July 2013.


Columnist, practice management topics  E-Newsletter - American Association of Orthopaedic Executives.  (2012 - ) (8 columns to date)


Recent presentations:

American College of Health Care Administrators Convocation, December 2014

“Mandatory Compliance Programs: The New Era”

“H.R. Regulatory Compliance”


American Association of Orthopaedic Executives Annual Convocation, June 2014

Mandatory Compliance: Cutting Risks and Raising Revenues”

Financial Management in A New Era”


Michigan Association of CPAs, Health Care Conference, “Purchasing of Physician Practices: Financial and Operational Due Diligence” April 2014