Points of Pride

Zachary Keider

Zachary KeiderIMA Leader and PricewaterhouseCoopers Intern

Zachary Keider earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Accounting in Spring 2018. During his Senior year at Cleveland State, Zach completed an assurance service internship with PricewaterhouseCoopers (Pwc) and accepted a full-time offer of employment with the firm beginning in September 2019. He is pursuing is Masters of Accountancy degree at CSU and plans on sitting for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in January 2019. 

For two years in a row, Zach has traveled to attend he IMA (Institute of Management Accountants or the Association of Accountants and Finanical Professionals in Business) Student Leadership Conference.

"The IMA Student Leadership Conference is an incredible experience," said Zach. "Cleveland State had one of the largest student turn-outs of all the universities in attendance this past year and I would definitely encourage students to attend."

In addition to representing Cleveland State at the conference, Zach served as the student liasion, as Beta Alpha Psi Chapter Treasurer and was recently named President of Beta Gamma Sigma for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year. He will travel to Washington D.C. in August 2018 to compete in the National Best Practices Competition with the fellow Beta Alpha Psi officers of the 2017-2018 academic year.

"The Accounting Department Faculty have provided unwavering support for me during my undergraduate degree. Now, as I start to earn my Masters, I could not be more happy to continue my education with Cleveland State," Zach added.