Albers School of Business and Economics
Accounting Mentor Program

Accounting Mentors

Access the Mentor List in Excel to sort mentors by industry or company 
(updated every Friday until the Mentor Fair).

Michael Kinsley

Company Description

Russell Investments is a global asset management firm.  Founded in 1936, Russell is also the creator of Russell Indexes.  The company operates principal offices in Seattle, New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Singapore, Seoul, Tokyo and Toronto.

Job Description

Responsible for planning, executing, and reporting to all levels of management on financial, operational, and regulatory audits.  Was most recently responsible for building and managing the audit function for Australia and New Zealand.

Employment History

Russell Investments: Regional Director Internal Audit - Australia (2011-2013); Senior Internal Auditor (2010-2011)

Alaska Air Group: Manager Internal Audit

Verizon Communications: Manager Internal Audit (United Kingdom); Team Lead Internal Audit (United States)

Startec Global Communications: Senior Tax Manager

KPMG: Senior Associate



MBA - Averett University

BA History & Political Science - James Madison University


When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

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