Boz Bostrom is an associate 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 & Touche as a Senior Manager to return to his alma matter as a faculty member. In 2011, Boz earned tenure.
Since starting at CSB/SJU, Boz has taught fourteen different courses. He currently focuses on principles and tax courses, as well are our capstone course - a course which focuses heavily on a student research. Boz's primary research interest is in the area of ethical leadership. He is a regular speaker on ethical issues for accounting firms, corporations, governmental agencies, and not-for profit agencies. He has published articles and made a number of presentations for the American Accounting Association.
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, is being published September 1, 2016 by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.
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 EagleBrook Church and attends as many CSB/SJU events as possible.