Instructor of Accounting


BBA, MAcc, Millsaps College

Cheri Bergeron (BBA 1995, MAcc 1996) joined the Else School faculty as an instructor of accounting in 2018. She brought twenty years of industry and instructional experience to her position. Cheri began her career at Arthur Andersen LLP in the tax department. She later continued her work in federal and state income taxes in the telecommunication industry by joining Telapex Inc. (parent company of CSpire) as a tax manager. To combine her passion of accounting, tax, and teaching, she first taught at Holmes Community College and Hinds Community College before joining Millsaps College full time.

A certified public accountant, Cheri specializes in the area of tax as well as teaching introduction to accounting classes. She is proficient in instructional technology and enjoys using a variety of methods to engage and challenge students both inside and outside the classroom. For example, her tax students volunteer and prepare individual income tax returns in the community through the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

Cheri is a member of the MS Society of CPAs where she currently serves on the Awards, Education and Scholarships Committee.