James Meersman was hired as an assistant professor of accounting, business, and economics at Juniata for the fall of 2017.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting in 2013 from Texas A&M University from the May’s School of Business. In 2014, Meersman obtained his master’s in professional accounting degree, also from Texas A&M University.
Before coming to Juniata, he worked at KPMG, LLP, in Houston, Texas, as a federal tax senior from 2014-2017. In this role, he was responsible for training accounting interns and recruiting accounting students from Texas A&M, in addition to regular accounting duties. He worked as an intern for KPMG, LLP, prior to being hired by them full-time.
Meersman became a Certified Public Accountant in 2016, receiving his accreditation from the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.
He also worked as a Children’s Ministry Coordinator at Central Baptist Church, in Bryan, Texas, from 2012-2014, where he helped create Bible lesson plans, and helped set up a safer child pickup system at the camp.