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David Stratton Waite

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship
Faculty of Business & Government
(808) 675-4804


Professional Background

David graduated from BYU-Provo with an accounting degree and spent fifteen years practicing accounting, the majority of this time was as an auditor in public accounting. During those fifteen years he became a CPA, CFE, and earned his master’s in accountancy from Southern Utah University. He began his teaching career over five years ago with BYU-Hawaii teaching financial and international accounting. In 2017 he joined the entrepreneurship center teaching cycle of cash and small business management.

Academic Interests

  • Accounting for startups and small businesses
  • Teaching

Degrees & Certifications

  • Undergraduate in Accounting from BYU-Provo
  • Masters in Accounting from Southern Utah University
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • International Financial Reporting Standards Certificate