Idalene R. Williams, PhD, MBA, CPA
Professor, Accounting and Management
Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE
Idalene Williams, is a Professor of Accounting and Business Management at Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, Nebraska where she has taught accounting and business courses for 20 years. She has a PhD in Organization and Management from Capella University, Masters in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska and Bachelors’ of Science in Accounting from the University of Kansas. Additionally, Dr. Williams is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Nebraska and holds a CPA certificate in Texas.
An evaluator and mentor for the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), Dr. Williams conducts site visits to colleges seeking business program accreditation or reaffirmation. She is a Past President of ACBSP Region 5 and Past President Board of Directors Kappa Beta Delta International Business Honor Society. She is a contributing writer for “Open for Business”, as Introduction to Business course book. Dr. Williams is an ACBSP and NISOD Teaching Excellence Awards recipient. A frequent workshop presenter on topics such as strategic planning, fiscal management, income taxes, accounting and budgeting, Dr. Williams' Dissertation: Strategic Planning in Small Businesses: A Phenomenological Study Investigating the Role, Challenges, and Best Practices of Strategic Planning is frequently used as a resource for strategic planning.
Dr. Williams is very active in her community and church, including President, National Coalition of 100 Black Women Greater Omaha Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and member of other organizations. She enjoys playing Words with Friends and Ruzzle. Idalene is married to Rev. Williams, Jr., mother of three and grandmother to six.