Professor Truax received his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Iowa after earning a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Northern Iowa. He is a Certified Management Accountant. Professor Truax has many years’ experience teaching and developing accounting and finance courses at accredited institutions. He has held senior level accounting and finance positions for several companies and is a member of the Board of Directors for a national not-for-profit organization conducting medical research. Through his experience and education, he possesses a profound knowledge of accounting, finance, and management principles. In addition, Professor Truax has owned several companies in the manufacturing and investment industries. Currently, he is a professional trader active in the currency, options, and futures markets.