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A. J. Kreimer joined the faculty as a full time Assistant Professor in Fall 2011. He has a wide ranging background in the fields of accounting, finance, and real estate. He earned his MBA from Temple and holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.
He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Pennsylvania and holds the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation. In addition, he is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Pennsylvania. He is a member of the AICPA, the PICPA (Pennsylvania) and the NJCPA (New Jersey) and the IMA (Institute of Management Accountants.)
Professor Kreimer practiced as a CPA with the Philadelphia firm of Waldbaum, Rockower & Company where he focused on individual, corporate and partnership taxation. His audit clients included unions and a wide range of privately held companies. In addition, he worked extensively on limited partnership syndications.
His institutional experience includes various positions with the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company in the Controller’s Department and later in the Investment Department where he worked extensively in the acquisition and oversight of syndications and joint ventures. He was controller of a Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company real estate subsidiary and later served as Portfolio Manager for Atlantic Metropolitan Development Corporation, a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust.
Through his company, Hartwell Realty Corp., he has been actively engaged in consulting and the acquisition, divestiture, financing, development, management and brokerage of commercial, industrial, office and multi-family residential properties. He has also served as an advisor and manager for a Trustee of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Professor Kreimer is a member of the Global Board of Directors of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) where he serves on the Member Relations Committee, the Chapter Council and Student Initiatives Subcommittee, and as the board liaison to the Committee on Academic Relations. He also serves on the ACCA’s (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Education Global Forum.
Professor Kreimer was an elected member of the Moorestown, New Jersey Board of Education from 1997 to 2010. His board positions included serving as the chair of the budget and finance committee overseeing a $65 million budget. In addition, he served on or chaired many board committees including legal review, policy, communications, curriculum, student services, and special education. In 2005, he was appointed as one of five members to a bi-partisan Government Efficiency Task Force by the Moorestown Town Council to recommend solutions to the municipal fiscal structure.
Professor Kreimer is an actively involved volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America at the National and Regional levels. He currently serves as a Vice President and member of the Executive Committee of the Northeast Region and sits on a number of National Committees including the National Membership Committee and the National Religious Relationships Task Force. His previous positions include Chairman of the National Jewish Committee on Scouting, Area 5 President of the BSA’s Northeast Region and President of the Burlington County Council (NJ). He also serves on the Garden State Council’s board and is a trustee of its Camp Corporation. In 2008, Scouting’s National Court of Honor recognized him with the Silver Antelope Award for distinguished service to the youth of the BSA’s Northeast Region.
The Fox School has recognized Professor Kreimer as a Dean’s Teaching Fellow and the University selected Professor Kreimer as a Diamond Peer Teacher Mentor. He was also chosen by the Provost’s office to participate in its initial Student-Oriented Active Redesign (SOAR) course initiative. The Fox School awarded him its Crystal Teaching Award for Excellence in the Classroom and the Innovative Teaching Award. He was chosen to be a Tech Fellow in the Fox Tech Academy and was a member of the Fox School’s Center for Innovation Teaching and Learning Committee. He also served on the University’s Writing Intensive Course Committee. He has taught a wide range of courses including Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting and Auditing and serves as the course coordinator for the Senior Seminar in Accounting course. He’s also taught an Executive MBA course in Singapore in Financial Accounting as well as graduate courses in Philadelphia including Auditing Theory and Practice and two graduate finance courses leading to the CFA designation.