Boz Bostrom, CPA is a professor of accounting and finance. Boz is a 1995 graduate of Saint John's where he majored in accounting and minored in Spanish. While at Saint John's, Boz played varsity football and studied abroad in Sevilla, Spain. Boz also has a Master's Degree in Business Taxation from the University of Minnesota.
Boz worked for nine years in the Big 4 accounting firms performing international tax and finance work. He was with Arthur Andersen during the Enron scandal, although thankfully he never worked on the Enron account. In 2004, Boz left Deloitte as a Senior Manager to return to his alma matter as a faculty member.
Boz has taught seventeen different courses at CSB/SJU. He currently focuses on principles, tax, and financial modeling courses, as well are our capstone course - a course which focuses heavily on ethics and student research. Boz's primary research interest is in ethical leadership. He speaks nationally on ethical issues at major conferences and for accounting firms, corporations, governmental agencies, and not-for profit agencies. He has published articles and made many presentations for the American Accounting Association. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Society of CPAs.
Boz wrote a book on his friend and all-time college football wins leader, John Gagliardi. The book, A Legacy Unrivaled: The Story of John Gagliardi, was published September 1, 2016 by the Minnesota Historical Society Press. Boz’s second book, I Believe, was published in November 2020. The book is a memoir he co-wrote with Johnnie legend Bill Sexton, ’55.
Boz lives in Saint Joseph with his wife, Kacey, and two of their children Wyatt and Sofia. In his free time, Boz enjoys participating in activities at Westwood Church, growing potatoes, cooking chicken wings, promoting the ACCOUNTING brand, and attending as many CSB/SJU events as possible.