Kimberly Bates, CPA

Associate Professor of Accounting

Kim Bates
Office: LC Suite 303C

Educational Background

  • M.A., University of Texas, Arlington
  • B.B.A. Finance, University of Texas, Arlington

Professor Kimberly Bates teaches classes in all areas of accounting at DBU and has done so since 2008. Her experience spans across multiple industries and includes time as an accounting manager at Citigroup and assistant controller in manufacturing. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Business Administration, with doctoral research focus on “Unethical Behaviors in Fraud.” Professor Bates lives in Grand Prairie with her husband and two sons. They are heavily involved in their schools and Hillcrest Baptist Church.