Dr. Renee Forbes Williams, Associate Professor of Accounting, B.S., (Accounting) Tennessee State University; M.B.A., (Accounting) Clark Atlanta University; D.B.A., (Accounting) University of Sarasota. Dr. Forbes Williams has practiced in the areas of Public Accounting (Big 8), Internal Auditing (Fortune 500 Corporate and Government) and Financial Advisement. Her research interests includes entrepreneurship and small business ventures. Dr. Forbes Williams is an active CPA in the states of Florida and North Carolina. She has over 25 years of experience advising, mentoring, and counseling students in making life decisions that not only impact their careers, but also impact their lives financially and socially. She has a wealth of successful entrepreneurial experience. In addition she has not only applied her small business research experience to her successful businesses but has also assisted students in placing first at business plan competitions.