College of Business

Mac Festa

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Accounting, West Virginia University

M.Acc., West Virginia University

B.S., Finance, West Virginia University • BU 233 East



Financial Statement Analysis

Corporate Valuations


Research interests:


Management accounting judgment and quality

Supervisory relationships


Areas of expertise:


Financial Planning


Select publications:

Festa, M.M., Holderness, D.K., Neidermeyer, A.A., and Neidermeyer, P.E. The Impact of Financial Aid Format on Students’ Collegiate Financing Decisions. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning. (2019) 30(1) 27-43. *** AFCPE 2019 Outstanding Research Journal Article award winner

Neidermeyer, P.E., DiPonio-Hilliard, T., Fluharty-Jaidee, J.T., and Festa, M.M. "Some People Claim There’s A Woman To Blame" Gender Sentencing Disparity in Male-Dominated Professions Evidence from AICPA Infraction Data. Gender in Management: an International Journal (2018) 33(1) 30-49.

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Accounting and Finance

Department 3275

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Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3136


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