David Doyon - Assistant Professor
David Doyon came to SNHU in 2001 and is an assistant professor of accounting. Prior to SNHU, he worked as a controller, senior staff accountant and finance director. His research includes "Multinational corporations' management of translation exposure."
Doyon received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern Maine in 1989 and his Master in Business Administration from SNHU in 1997. He is a licensed CPA.
Dennis Shea - Lecturer
Dr. Dennis Shea has been a lecturer of accounting and taxation at SNHU since 2006, and is also the program director for the SNHU-VITA program, which works with the IRS and the Manchester United Way coalition to provide free tax assistance for the SNHU community, the disabled and hard of hearing tax help and other members of the public, in the greater Manchester area.
Shea received his Bachelor of Science in History/Education from St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, NJ; his Master of Science in Business Education from SNHU; CPA training from McIntosh College and has recently started working on his Doctorate in Business Administration, specializing in finance at Walden University.
Shea was awarded Who's Who Among American Teachers in 2005/2006, 2008/2009, and 2010/2011.
Shea's published books include Shea, D. (2008). SNHU 101/ Accounting (1st ed., pp. 111). McGraw Hill. Financial Management for Hospitality Majors (1st ed., pp. 143). Corporate Social Responsibility (1st ed., pp. 152). Financial Account (1st ed., pp. 307).
Shea's professional memberships include advisory board of the Greater Manchester Coalition, Statewide EITC Alliance, Optimists International, and Rotary International.
Euclid Dupuis - Professor
Euclid Dupuis is a professor of accounting and taxation and the owner of a Certified Public Accounting firm in Manchester. Dupuis won the New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants Outstanding Educator of the Year award in 2007.
Dupuis is a Registered Financial Representative, Lincoln National Corporation, and a Certified Public Accountant, State of New Hampshire Board of Accountancy.
Dupuis received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from New Hampshire College in 1968, and his Master of Science from Bentley College, Waltham, MA, in 1978 majoring in Federal Taxation.
Dupuis is a member of the NH Society of Certified Public Accountants.
John VanSantvoord - Professor
John VanSantvoord has over thirty years experience as a professor of accountancy and taxation at SNHU. He has previously served for several years as Chair of the Undergraduate Business Division (prior to the School of Business) and Chair of the Accountancy and Taxation Department for eight years.
VanSantvoord received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from New Hampshire College and his Master in Business Administration in Finance from the University of New Hampshire.
Licensures and certifications include accreditation in taxation and accountancy from the Accreditation Board, National Society of Accountants; enrolled agent, Internal Revenue Service; and public accountant license, State of New Hampshire Board of Accountancy.
VanSantvoord's professional memberships include New Hampshire Society of Public Accountants, National Association of Tax Professionals, New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants, National Society of Accountants, and Institute of Management Accountants. He has served as president, vice president, treasurer and secretary of New Hampshire Chapter, Institute of Management Accountants.
VanSantvoord was nominated for the NH Society of CPA's Outstanding Educator Award for 2009.
Karin Caruso - Co-Chair of Dept., Associate Professor
Dr. Karin Caruso is an associate professor and department co-chair of the accountancy and taxation department and served as the interim dean from 2008 – 2010.
Caruso is involved with multiple organizations on campus. She is the secretary of the Faculty Senate, a member of the Faculty Evaluation Task Force, the Academic Honesty Task Force, the School of Business Digital Devices Task Force and the School of Business Core Task Force.
Caruso is a member of New Hampshire Society of CPAs, the American Accounting Association, the Institute of Management Accountants and IMA: The Association for Accounts and Financial Professionals in Business.
In the community, Caruso is a board member for the NH Endowment for Health.
Karin received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Syracuse University in 1971, her Master of Science in Communications from SUNY Albany in 1972, her Master of Business Administration majoring in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University, 1982 and Doctor of Business Administration in Management from NOVA Southeastern University in 2007.
''Teaching Ethical Business Practices in a Multicultural Classroom: Understanding Differences to Find Common Ground,'' Karin Caruso, Southern New Hampshire University J. Stephanie Collins, Southern New Hampshire University; Susan Schragle-Law, Southern New Hampshire University; Jeannemarie Thorpe, Southern New Hampshire University presented at The Institute for Business and Finance Research, published in proceedings and selected for publication in an IBFR journal.
Laurence Pelletier - Co-Chair of Dept., Professor
Dr. Laurence Pelletier has over 30 years of teaching experience at SNHU and currently serves as the co-chair of the Accountancy and Taxation Department. He previously served as coordinator of the Business/Marketing Teacher Education Program.
Pelletier received his Bachelor of Science from New Hampshire College in 1974, his Master of Business Administration from New Hampshire College in 1979 and his Doctorate of Education degree from Nova Southeastern University in 1999.
He has written numerous publications and presentations such as, ''Learning Styles Inventory – Who Are You?'' Eastern Business Education Association Conferences, San Juan, PR, October 2006, and ''A Survey of Accounting Courses Taught in New Hampshire High Schools,'' New Hampshire Business Education Association, Manchester, NH, October 2005.
Pelletier was the recipient of the 2006 Eastern Business Education Association, Collegiate Educator-of-the-Year Award, the New Hampshire Excellence in Education Award for Business Education, in 2001 and the New Hampshire Business Education Association Achievement in Business Education Award in 2000.
Pelletier is a member of the New Hampshire Institute of Management Accountants Association, the American Accounting Association, and is on the board of directors and serves as treasurer of the New Hampshire Business Education Association. He has served on dozens of committees over the years at SNHU and currently serves on the Special Needs Committee.
Louis Lanzillotti - Associate Professor
An associate professor of accounting, Louis Lanzillotti joined SNHU in 1975. He taught the first three distance education courses in accounting and the first international accounting course offered at SNHU.
Lanzillotti received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and his Master of Business Administration from Northeastern University.
He serves as chair of the Finance Committee for the Town of New Boston, N.H., and maintains an active private accounting practice.
Richard Hanson - Professor
Dr. Richard Hanson began teaching at SNHU in 1983. Hanson holds the CPA, CFE, CMA and CFM professional certifications and is a professor of Accounting and Taxation at the university. Hanson started SNHU's Institute for Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination. He is also the owner of The Fraud Doctor and Richard O. Hanson, CPA.
Hanson serves as the president of the New Hampshire Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners, as a member of the New Hampshire Board of Accountancy, the national CPA Examiner Committee and the CPA Licensing Examination Committee for the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.
He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Bellarmine College in 1972, his Master in Business Administration in Management from New Hampshire College in 1977 and his Doctor of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University.
Hanson's published works include "The Small Business Controller," published by Business Expert Press in 2009. His many presentations include Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation, "Business Fraud in New Hampshire," School of Business - Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH. (January 27, 2009).
William Gillett - Dean of School of Business
William Gillett, J.D., came to SNHU in 2010 after spending the first 25 years of his career in international business and the law. Immediately prior to joining SNHU, Gillett served as president of RiverStone Resources, an international insurance and reinsurance organization specializing in the management of large, long-tail liabilities, where he was responsible for its overall strategic direction and new business acquisitions. Gillett brings a wealth of business and international partnerships, many formed as managing director for RiverStone’s European division.
Gillett holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School.
Gillett is also an active participant in New Hampshire's business and philanthropic communities including New Hampshire Public Radio, the International Institute of New England, the New Hampshire High Technology Council and the New Hampshire Writers' Project.