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Accounting Faculty

Bill Lightfoot

Bill Lightfoot Ph.D.

Dean (School of Business)

Dr. Bill Lightfoot brings to the table over 15 years of global senior leadership experience, including seven years overseas in multicultural organizations. He most recently served as Managing Director of Village Inc. Africa, where he developed a new business model for driving economic development in rural communities. He has also served as Dean of Brenau University’s College of Business and Mass Communication and as Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, Institutional Advancement, and Strategic Planning at the International University of Monaco.

Dr. Lightfoot earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Bucknell University before moving on to earn his MBA in General Management from the University of North Carolina. He also earned his Ph.D. in Organization and Management from Capella University and possesses a CCMP (Certified Change Management Professional) Certificate from the Association of Chance Management Professionals.

Bryan Bouchard

Bryan Bouchard

Assistant Professor

Bryan joined SNHU in 2001 as the Assistant Director/Business Tutoring Coordinator and began adjunct teaching in 2003. Bouchard is an instructor of accounting.

Bouchard received his Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance, his Master of Business Administration and his Master of Science in Finance from Southern New Hampshire University.

Bouchard, a resident of Manchester, N.H., was named to the 2012 class of 40 Under Forty by the Manchester Union Leader. He was nominated for his exemplary efforts in coordinating the university’s business tutoring services and serving on the board of the Women for Women Coalition, which helps African refugees, as well as many other volunteer activities.

At SNHU Bouchard was awarded 2011-2012 Advisor of the Year and the 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award. He is also the advisor to the Phi Delta Psi fraternity and currently serves as the treasurer of the Mill Falls Charter School.

Lisa Gerrish

Lisa Gerrish

Assistant Professor

Lisa joined SNHU in 2013 as an adjunct faculty member and is now an assistant professor of accounting. Gerrish’s classes taught include Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting III and Financial Accounting. Gerrish is also the President and Executive Consultant for Strategic Business Consulting New England where she provides executive financial and managerial consulting to business and nonprofit CEOs, CFOs and boards. Previously she was the CFO/VP for Business & Finance at Hiram College.

Gerrish is a Certified Public Accountant, received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and her Master of Business Administration from the Executive MBA Program at Rollins College.

Daniel Murphy

Daniel J. Murphy CPA

Assistant Professor

Before joining SNHU as an Assistant Professor of Accounting, Daniel Murphy, CPA, rose to the position of Department Chair at Manchester Community College just three months after he was hired. He has also served as the Business Studies and Information Technology Department Chair at Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, NH, while also teaching accounting and finance classes.

Murphy is also the owner and president of Murphy & Associates, a professional recruiting firm specializing in accounting, finance, human resources, and other professionals. Through this company, he is able to place accountants and other financial professionals with companies in need of their services.

In 1986, Murphy received his Master of Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University. He also has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston College, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New Hampshire.

David Doyon

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.

Jeremy Glines

Jeremy I. Glines


Jeremy Glines is an Instructor of Accounting and Taxation in the Accounting department at SNHU. He began serving as an adjunct instructor at SNHU in September 2014, teaching Financial Accounting at the undergraduate level.

Glines brings with him a wealth of real-world experience, including several years as the Controller at Motostar Tire and Auto Products in Merrimack, NH, where he managed a team of five accounting department employees. Glines has also served as a tax auditor for H&R Block and Baker, Newman, Noyes, LLC, and as the Staff Accountant for Circle Company Associates and Snell Acoustics.

Glines is an SNHU alumnus, having earned both a Master of Science in Accounting and a Master of Science in Business Administration from SNHU in 2005. He earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire.

Michael Baker

Michael Baker

Co-Chair | Associate Professor

Michael joined SNHU in 2012 as an adjunct professor. Baker is now an assistant professor of accounting. Prior to SNHU, Baker worked as a senior manager of audit services for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Baker is a certified public accountant and received his Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance from the University of Oklahoma, Master of Business Administration, Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University and is working on his PhD/d in International Business at SNHU.

Baker's teaching philosophy includes, "applying my professional work experience by engaging students with examples and discussion of real world application of business theories."

Learn more about Baker in this faculty Q&A.

Micheline West

Micheline West

Co-Chair / Associate Professor

Micheline joined SNHU as an adjunct professor in 1996 and is now an associate professor of accounting. West has over 20 years of classroom and 30 years of accounting experience. West also works as a consultant providing CFO and bookkeeping services to small businesses. Prior to coming to SNHU, West was an accounting/finance professor and accounting program coordinator at Manchester Community College.

West received an Excellence in Teaching Award from SNHU in 2011.

West Received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and her Master of Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University. She also holds CPA and CMA designations.