Vice President, Norman Hope


  • PhD, Adult and Occupational Education Kansas State University
  • MBA, Emporia State University
  • BS, Manchester University

Professional Background

  • Vice President for Business & Finance/CFO, Tabor College
  • Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Certified Public Accountants Manager
  • Professor of Business Administration, Tabor College
  • Associate Professor of Business Administration, Tabor College


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Global Management Accountant

Recognitions & Awards

  • Chairperson Kansas Society of CPAs Education Foundation 2013-2014
  • Trustee Kansas Society of CPAs Educational foundation 2009-2013
  • KSCPA Continuing Education Task Force


  • 2015 Back to the Future: Research Discovers Meaningful Learning, Skyscapes, KSCPA.
  • 1994 Doctoral Dissertation, Modes of Continuing Professional Education A Factor Analytic Test of Houle’s Modes of Learning With Certified Public Accountants, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.


  • 1983 Public Accountants Association of Kansas Continuing Professional Education Program, Marketing the Public Accounting Practice, Hutchinson Kansas.
  • 1992 Kansas Independent Colleges Business Officers, Impact of the Exposure Draft on Accounting for Contributions, McPherson Kansas.
  • 1992 Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference, Distance Education and Interactive Video, Manhattan, Kansas
  • 1993 Kansas Independent Colleges Accounting Education Conference, Adult Education and Accounting Education, Sterling, Kansas.
  • 1994 Kansas Independent Colleges Accounting Education Conference, Accounting Education: Beyond the First Course, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas
  • 1995 Christian Business Faculty Association Annual Conference, Experience Of A First Effort In Teaching Business Ethics: What I Learned, Malone College, Canton, Ohio.
  • 1996 Kansas Independent Colleges Accounting Education Conference, An Introduction To The Use Of Presentations Software, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas.
  • 2011 Mennonite Economic Development Association Business Leaders and Pastors: Partners in Leadership and Ministry? Conference, Panel Member Respondent to Key Note Address, Newton Kansas.
  • 2011 Seminar: Ethical Leadership in Changing Global Markets: Dalavai Management Services, Integrity, Strengths, and Character of Contemporary Leaders, Dallas, Texas.


  • Kansas Society of CPA’s Board of Directors
  • Kansas Society of CPA’s Education Foundation Chair
  • Kansas Society of CPA’s Education Foundation Board