David Doran developed and currently teaches “Financial Statements and Management Decisions” at Penn State- Erie, The Behrend College. This book was written specifically for this course, which is required for all finance majors. David has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level for 30+ years, primarily offering courses in financial accounting. Prior to entering academia, he worked with the CPA firm – Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Doran belongs to the American Accounting Association as well as the AICPA and has a current license to practice as a certified public accountant. He has authored 20 referred journal articles, and made numerous conference presentations.