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Twomey named to endowed chair in MU College of Business

Twomey, HeatherHeather Twomey has been named the Howard and Myra Brembeck Associate Professor of Business at Manchester University’s Gilbert College of Business.

The appointment is effective July 1.

“Heather is an excellent professor who constantly strives to improve her teaching, with outstanding results,” said Professor Tim Ogden, dean of the business college. “She is committed to Manchester’s students, and she has spent countless hours over the years working with them one-on-one and in small groups on course content, résumé preparation, and internship placement.” 

Twomey received her bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1996 and her Master of Accountancy in 1997 from Manchester.

After graduation, she worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young LLP and spent a significant amount of time working with a Fortune 500 company.

Twomey returned to Manchester in the fall of 2000 as a faculty member. The Fort Wayne resident is a certified public accountant and teaches courses in financial accounting, auditing and fraud.

She replaces Associate Professor Sree Majumder in the endowed chair. He has moved to Australia.

Strong supporters of Manchester, Howard and Myra Brembeck endowed the chair and a student scholarship fund at MU. Myra attended Manchester in 1929 and 1930. Howard attended the University of Chicago but dropped out to help his family during the Great Depression. An innovator in livestock feeding and grain storage, he founded the company now known as Chore-Time Brock International.

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May 2020