Jennifer L. Lutz received her B.A. in accounting from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1991 and a master of accounting science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1996. Professor Lutz was an accountant with the investment banking firm of Griffin, Kubik, Stephens & Thompson Inc. in Chicago from 1991-1994. After completing graduate school, Professor Lutz worked with the nonprofit ministry InterVarsity Christian Fellowship from 1996-1999. She served one year as the housing and meals manager for the Urbana® Convention in Urbana, Illinois and then two years as an accountant in Madison, Wisconsin. Professor Lutz came to Manchester University in the fall of 1999. She is a certified management accountant, a member of the Institute of Management Accountants, and a member of the American Accounting Association. She teaches a variety of courses in accounting, personal finance, and computer applications. She has a special interest in introductory and managerial accounting.