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Timothy Bergsma

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Timothy Bergsma, Assistant Professor
Accounting & Finance, Faculty
Maine College of Business
MBA from Grand Valley State University, 2001
BBA from Davenport College of Business, 1995
Grand Rapids Campus
616-554-5177

Tim Bergsma is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He has over 15 years of experience in the field of accounting. His years of service to the accounting profession are complimented by his experience in business management and business ownership.

Tim’s areas of specialty include a broad range of topics within management accounting such as cost accounting, activity based management, budgeting/forecasting, differential analysis, pricing strategy and operational control. Additionally, he specializes in the fields of forensic accounting and fraud examination. Tim’s abilities in this area extend into fraud prevention consulting as well as fraud detection and investigation support.

Tim is currently working on a PhD in Applied Management and Decision Sciences with a specialization in accounting. His research interests are centered on the blended fields of accounting and criminology. His applied research efforts are designed to help support efforts globally aimed at reducing losses related to white-collar crime.

Tim will often say, “I am very fortunate because I get to devote my professional efforts to two things I really, really enjoy--accounting and teaching.”