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        Brian Vansant

        Associate ProfessorC. G. Mills Fellow and Faculty Director, Physicians Executive MBASchool of Accountancy


        Research Interests

        Cost and Managerial Accounting

        Areas of Expertise

        Healthcare Regulation & Accounting Manaer Incentive & Reporting Managerial Accounting


        • PhD, Accountancy, Georgia State University, 2011
        • BSBA, Accountancy, Auburn University, 1995

        Professional Activities

        Vansant's research investigates the effects of regulation, reporting requirements, and incentive contracts on managers' decisions. His dissertation uses archival data to investigate the effect of regulatory pressures on the earnings management behavior of nonprofit managers in the healthcare industry.

        Vansant teaches managerial and cost accounting. Prior to returning to graduate school and entering academia full-time, Vansant worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young, managed financial analysis and reporting for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, and most recently was senior vice president of a community bank in metropolitan Atlanta.

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