Signe S. Gates & Matthew A. Phillips, CPA
Rescheduled from 2012-13
Monday, Oct. 28, 2013
Stretansky Concert Hall
Cunningham Center for Music
Signe Gates is a member of the Board of Trustees at Susquehanna University, in Selinsgrove, Pa., and vice chair of the university’s Executive Committee. Gates earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Susquehanna University in 1971 and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School in 1980. In 1981, Gates was licensed to practice law in Connecticut and is a member of the Connecticut and American Bar Association. From 1999-2010, Gates served as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at Barnes Group Inc. in Bristol, Conn. She retired from Barnes Group in 2010.
Matthew Phillips is an assistant professor of accounting at The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration at Ohio Northern University and is also treasurer for Mountain Vision Enterprises based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Phillips graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1985 with a bachelor's degree in business administration and received a Master of Business Administration from The Pennsylvania State University in 1998. Phillips is a member of the American Accounting Association as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and was managing director at Barnes Group Inc. from 2009 to 2010.