Rena B. Corbett,
Ph.D., M.B.A., C.P.A.

Assistant Professor of Accounting

B.S., Atlantic Christian College
M.S., Medical College of Virginia
M.B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D., Northcentral University

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Rena Corbett came to Barton College from Nortel Networks where she was a senior financial analyst in sales compensation operations. She has over 20 years of other industry experience as assistant state auditor and as director of program health services for the State of North Carolina; as management analyst with Branch Banking & Trust; as controller of manufacturing firms; as staff accountant with public accounting firms; and as consultant for private, public, and not-for-profit entities. While working in industry, she was an adjunct professor of accounting at Barton College, North Carolina Wesleyan College, and Nash Community College and a lecturer for the North Carolina Association of CPAs, the North Carolina Health Care Financial Management Association, and the North Carolina Hospital Insurance Institute.

She currently teaches all levels of accounting courses including principles and managerial, cost, governmental and nonprofit, auditing, legal environment for professional accounting, accounting information systems, and CPA exam review. She is the secretary/treasurer of the Barton College School of Business chapter of Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society, treasurer of faculty forum, advisor for Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, and member of the Barton College Alumni Board. She is also a member of the North Carolina Association of CPAs and of the Wilson County United Way Budgets and Admissions Committee.

Corbett published “High-risk banks, auditors, and Sarbanes-Oxley” in the Journal of International Banking Regulation.