Destination: Chicago

With Kelly Richmond Pope, Associate Professor at DePaul University, Entrepreneur, Journalist, Filmmaker

For our fall 2016 Virtual Field Trip, we caught up with Kelly in her office at DePaul University. She brings a unique, hands-on approach to teaching managerial accounting, forensics and ethical leadership. She’s also a freelance journalist, an entrepreneur, a filmmaker and a proud mom. Step into Kelly’s world and learn all about what inspired her to become a CPA, why she loves teaching about fraud and hear her fascinating answers to student participants’ questions. 

Topics included: 

  • Why taking accounting classes in high school matters

  • The importance of finding out why you want to be an accountant

  • Her unique approach to teaching fraud through film

  • What skills it takes to be a CPA