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Michelle Harding



Michelle is a fourth year doctoral student with research interests in taxation and tax policy.  She is a KPMG Minority Accounting Doctoral ScholarShe received her B.S. in Commerce and M.S. in Accounting from The University of Virginia.  She has professional experience as the Financial Controller for a Nashville, TN based subsidiary of Sysco, Inc.  Michelle previously served as the Financial Controller for an Orlando, FL based non-profit Christian organization affiliated with Campus Crusade for Christ.  She also has audit experience and completed a tax internship with the Tyson’s Corner, VA office of KPMG.  Michelle is a licensed CPA in the state of Florida.



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