School of Business, Leadership and Technology
Shelly Hartzell, M.S.M., CPA, CMA
Associate Professor of Accounting

M.S.M., Warner Pacific University
B.S., Walla Walla University

Certified Public Accountant
Certified Management Accountant

Prof. Hartzell brings a wealth of practical experience to Bushnell University’s Accounting Degree programs, having served as a corporate accountant and CPA for more than 20 years. She comes to Bushnell University having served as an accounting professor at Warner Pacific University in Portland, OR for more than twelve years. She teaches all levels of accounting, finance, and taxation, both undergraduate and graduate, traditional and adult degree seekers. She has created innovative programs including an Associate of Accounting, a B.S. in Accounting and Finance, a B.A. in Accounting, and a B.A. in Finance. She has developed new courses including Introduction to Business and Personal Finance, Accounting Information Systems, and International Finance. She has a heart for teaching and a passion for making accounting accessible to all learners, integrating faith, ethics, and purpose into her classes.

Prof. Hartzell has been awarded the Outstanding Teacher of the Year award by students and the Excellence in Teaching award from faculty, at Warner Pacific University. She is a member of the Oregon Society of CPA’s Young Professional’s Committee, dedicated to helping new accounting professionals’ network with the community.  She is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Institute of Management Accountants, and Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Prof. Hartzell has visited all 50 states and Mexico.  She was born and raised in Canada, spent a year teaching Bible and English in South Korea, and has visited her ancestral countries of Ireland, England, and Scotland. She enjoys reading, hiking, quilting, and taking the road less travelled.