John Rose, CPA, CFE, CGMA, is currently a faculty member in the Department of Accounting in the College of Business Administration at Kent State University. He received his B.B.A and M.B.A from Kent State University. Prior to joining the Department of Accounting, Rose worked for 24 years in public accounting at Ciuni & Panichi in Cleveland, Ohio. During that time, he held the following positions; Partner-in-Charge, Audit and Accounting Services, Administrative Partner, and Partner-in-Charge of the Employee Benefit Group. In addition, he was a peer reviewer of other CPA firms in the American Institute of CPA Peer Review Program. He continued to work at Ciuni & Panichi and was a partner in the Audit and Accounting Services Group through 2018. Rose has a consulting practice that assists businesses with CFO/Controller services and internal controls. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors for an employee owned engineering firm, with offices in six states and in India.
Rose is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Rose teaches undergraduate courses in accounting in addition to courses in the Executive MBA program. He also serves as the Internship Coordinator for the Department of Accounting, Coordinator of the Master of Science in Accounting, and is a member of the Accounting Department Advisory Council.