Title: Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Lawyer, Accountant
Company: St. Xavier University School of Management
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
William Kresse, Lecturer, Lawyer, Accountant, and Assistant Professor at the St. Xavier University School of Management, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in anti-fraud education.
Mr. Kresse started his higher education at the University of Notre Dame, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1980. He studied law at the University of Illinois, earning a JD in 1985, and a Master of Science in 1996. Additionally, he continued his education, completing postgraduate coursework in accounting and economics at the University of Illinois from 1997 to 2009. Mr. Kresse has been admitted to practice law in the U.S. Court of Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the State of Illinois.
After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Kresse worked as an accountant for a few years. He worked as an associate attorney at several law firms, and as a law clerk to a senior judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, before starting his own private practice in 1992, where he continues to practice law to this day. Mr. Kresse was offered the opportunity to teach a Saturday morning tax class and realized his passion for education. In 1992, he became a faculty member at the St. Xavier University School of Management, rising to the rank of assistant professor in 1996, where he works to this day.
Mr. Kresse continued to embrace his passion for education, and since 1999, he has served as a lecturer at the University of Illinois. He has contributed to a variety of published works, including “Institutional Corruption in Higher Education” for the Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education in 2017, “The Efficacy of the Small-Business Provisions of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005” for the Review of Management Innovation & Creativity in 2013, and The Chicago Lawyers Court Handbook in 1989 and 1992, among others. Since 1990, he has worked as the arbitrator of the arbitration program for the Cook County Circuit Court in Illinois, and since 1994, he has served as a field advisor for the Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Mr. Kresse is a member of the Higher Education Committee for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and is also a member of the board of directors for the Historical Society of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. As a testament to his success, Mr. Kresse has been included in the third edition of Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America, the 18th edition of Who’s Who in the World, the 31st edition of Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, and the seventh edition of Who’s Who in American Education, as well as multiple editions of Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Law.
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