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.