Mr. Robert Ruisch

Title: Professor of Accounting
Dept.: Accounting
Office: Krumm Center 19

Academic History

  • Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA - Accounting and Business Administration Bachelor's Degree (1984)
  • CPA License (1985)
  • Drake University, Des Moines, IA - Masters of Business Administration (2001)

Start Date at Grand View

  • August 2011

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Auditing

Research / Accomplishments

  • Certified Public Accountant - State of Iowa (Active Status)
  • Member Iowa Society of CPAs (ISCPA)
  • General Partner in California Dairy Farm
  • Consult doing various research in governmental accounting for Mark Becker and Associates, an employee benefits firm in Johnston, Iowa
  • Prepare financial statements and Internal Revenue Service contact for farm business
  • Complete Accounting and Auditing Updates Annually involving 24 hours of continuing education
  • Faculty Advisor for Phi Beta Lambda Business Club at Grand View University

Personal Interests

  • Playing Bass guitar for church praise team.
  • Working on various projects arising from my partnership interest in family dairy farm.
  • Conducted genealogy research in Washington D.C., National Archives

Questions & Answers

What makes Grand View unique among other universities?
Grand View is unique because it is a faith-based, small liberal arts institution located in Iowa's largest city. This allows students to experience individualized attention that is offered by a small school yet take advantage of the many internships, job and entertainment opportunities found in Des Moines. 
What is your favorite part about working at Grand View?
Helping students prepare for a career in accounting.
Ryan Ruisch