Accounting Professor Named as Chair of Allied Services Foundation Board of Directors

Dec 22, 2016
Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A.
Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A.

University of Scranton accounting professor Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., was recently elected to serve as chair of the Allied Services Foundation Board of Directors. Allied Services is the leading provider of post-acute healthcare and human services for northeastern and central Pennsylvanians with disabilities and chronic illness. Dr. Boyle has served on the Foundation Board since 2010 and also serves as chair of its Skilled Nursing Center and Continuing Care Retirement Community Boards.

Attorney Bill Conaboy, president and chief executive officer of Allied Services said, “Doug brings a wealth of real world healthcare experience and financial expertise to our Board and our leadership team. We are very fortunate to have him and the Scranton Community at-large is enriched by this native son’s choice to return home.”

Dr. Boyle is chair of the University’s Accounting Department and the founder and director of the University’s Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program. An award-winning researcher and teacher, Dr. Boyle is an expert in leadership, finance, corporate governance and business turnarounds. He is also an executive coach.

A Certified Public Accountant as well as a Certified Management Accountant, Dr. Boyle has more than 25 years of industry executive experience. He has served in executive roles in startup, middle market and Fortune 500 companies where he has held the positions of chief executive officer, president, chief operations officer and chief financial officer.

At Scranton, Dr. Boyle was named the Kania School of Management’s Alperin Teaching Fellow for 2015 to 2018. He has twice earned the Kania School of Management Teacher of the Year award and earned the Provost Excellence Awards for the Scholarship of Teaching in 2014 and for Scholarly Publication in 2012. He was awarded the Outstanding Accounting Educator of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 2015. Research papers he has authored with fellow faculty members at the Kania School of Management have received the Institute of Management Accountants’ Lybrand Medals for “outstanding papers” for three consecutive years.

Dr. Boyle holds a bachelor’s degree from The University of Scranton, a MBA from Columbia University and a doctorate from Kennesaw State University.

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