March 8, 2018
Scott Abel, JD
Leadership and Professional Development Specialist
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
6319 N Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78752
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Delvin is a second-year Assistant Professor of Accounting at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. He teaches governmental and financial accounting. His current research investigates the impact of the presence of politically skilled (former political and government officials) corporate audit committee directors on audit quality and effectiveness. He also serves as faculty advisor to the student chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), member of the College of Business (CoB) Student-Faculty Relations Committee, and CoB commencement faculty marshal.
Delvin has 10 years professional experience as a government accountant for the state of Alabama. In his career, he has served at the Departments of Public Health, Human Resources, and Rehabilitation Services. His primary responsibilities involved grants and contracts management, collections management, and cash management, respectively.
Delvin holds a B.S. degree in accounting from Spring Hill College, a M.S. in accounting from Alabama State University, and a Ph.D. in accounting from Morgan State University. He is a CGFM, CPA, and CGMA. Delvin is a member of several professional organizations including the American Accounting Association, AICPA, NABA (Houston Chapter), and AGA (Houston Chapter). He is currently serving a third term on the AGA Professional Ethics Board and has previously served as a Regional Coordinator of Membership and Early Careers and as membership chair and awards committee chair with the AGA Montgomery (Ala.) Chapter.
Delvin is also an ordained and licensed minister. And, in his spare time, he loves to read, run, bowl, mentor, and volunteer in the community.×