Accounting at Aquinas College

Cynthia G. VanGelderen, M.B.A., C.P.A.

Associate Professor Emeritus of Accounting


Professor VanGelderen teaches tax, financial and managerial accounting. Prior to teaching at Aquinas College, Professor VanGelderen worked for a national accounting firm in the audit and tax departments. She is active on committees and boards on campus as well as in the West Michigan community. She is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Management Accountants, the Grand Rapids Economics Club and the Grand Rapids Rotary Club as well as a number of other professional and community organizations.


  • M.B.A., Western Michigan University
  • B.B.A., University of Michigan
  • C.P.A.