Tina Rolling


Assistant Professor


Business Administration - Accounting

Educational Background

  • M.B.A., Central Michigan University, concentration in Management Consulting
  • B.S., Central Michigan University - Accounting major

I am...

I am a licensed certified public accountant and a certified management accountant.  I have over 20 years in industry and public accounting experience.  I began teaching part time in 2008 and made it my full time career in 2012.  I bring real world experience to the classroom and incorporate my love of accounting into each class.


Assistant Professor

My career at Alma began in


I'm an expert in


My expertise:

Internal Controls

Forensic Accounting

Manufacturing Accounting

GAAP Financial Statements

ERP Software

Signature course(s):

Advanced Accounting, Accounting Information Systems

Recent publications:

“Using NetSuite in Business Curriculum”, Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, Volume 16 (5) October 2016

Recent presentations:

“The Impact of Cloud ERP in the Classroom and Beyond”, AAA, Accounting is BIG Data Conference, Brooklynn, NY, September 2017

“Bridging the Gap - Real World Tools for the Classroom”, Workshop at AAA, Accounting is BIG Data Conference, Brooklynn, NY, September 2017


“Using NetSuite in AIS, How Sweet It Is”, AAA CTLA Conference, New York City, August 2016


“Using NetSuite in Business Curriculum”, MBAA Conference, Chicago, IL, April 2016


“Exploring Business Concepts through Service Learning,” Panel Discussion: Service Learning Across the Liberal Arts”, Michigan Academy, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, March 13, 2015.


“Service Learning: The Alma College Entrepreneurs in Action”, MBAA Conference, Chicago, IL,  March 2015.


“What Does It Mean To Be A CPA?”, Central Michigan University’s Student Accounting Society meeting, Mt. Pleasant, MI, February 2014.

I've led

The Alma College Business Professionals of America to the National Leadership Conference in Dallas TX, May 2018.  Eight members competed and all eight raked in the top 4 in the nation in their competition categories.


The Alma Accounting Association in volunteering to prepare 2017 tax returns for community members.  We returned nearly $20,000 in federal, state and home heating dollars to 30 Michigan taxpayers.


The Alma College Enactus Team to regional competitions May 2013, May 2014 and May 2015