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Cassy Budd

Teaching Professor, Nemrow Excellence in Teaching Professor,
School of Accountancy
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Cassy Budd has more than 10 years of experience in public accounting (with PricewaterhouseCoopers) and 21 years of experience teaching accounting at the University level (3 years at USU and 18 years at BYU). She has a wonderful husband of 35 years, 4 amazing children and 3 darling grandchildren. Together, they love to spend time outdoors hiking, camping, singing and simply enjoying nature. Cassy currently serves as the AAA Council Representative for the Teaching, Learning and Curriculum section of the American Accounting Association.


  • MAcc, Taxation, Personal Financial Planning, Utah State University, 2002
  • BS, Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1990

Group Affiliations

  • AAA — 2005–0
  • AICPA — 1998–0
  • UACPA — Utah Association of CPAs — 1998–0



  • Audit Manager, Director of Human Resources, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 1990–2001


  • FWA Mentoring Award, BYU Faculty Women's Association, 2022
  • Norm and Cindy Nemrow Excellence in Teaching Professorship, Norm and Cindy Nemrow, 2017
  • Mark Chain/FSA 2016 Innovation Graduate Teaching Award, Honorable Mention, AAA/AICPA, 2016
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Marriott School of Management, 2015
  • Dean Fairbanks Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellowship, Brigham Young University, 2012
  • Advisor of the Year, Utah State University School Of Accountancy, 2004
  • Service Learning Engaged Scholar, Utah Campus Compact, 2004


  • Italian

Certificates and Licenses

  • CPA — State of Utah; AICPA — 1998

Professional Citizenship

  • CTLA Steering Committee, Committee/Council Chair, August 2009–August 2011
  • CTLA Steering Committee, Committee/Council Member, 2008–2009


  • Connor Group — Professional Leave: Technical Accounting, IPO readiness — May 2014–December 2014