Amy Pilcher

Associate Professor of Business Administration

Office: WBC 109

(319) 352-8224

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Ph.D., 2017, Iowa State University
M.A., 2014, Iowa State University
B.A., 2011, Mount Mercy University

Dr. Amy Pilcher is an assistant professor of business administration, accounting and economics. Her primary areas of teaching are cost accounting, government accounting and supply chain management. Her professional experiences include working for the City of Iowa City and Iowa State University. Prior to joining the faculty at Wartburg College, Amy taught at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Amy is a member of the Institute of Managerial Accounting IMA) and the American Accounting Association. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the IMA Cedar Falls-Waterloo Chapter. Amy is a Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA).

In her free time, Amy enjoys spending time with her family, practicing mixed martial arts, knitting, playing board games, and watching movies. Amy and her husband, Josh have two children, Aria and Carter.

Favorite Thing about Wartburg: My favorite thing about Wartburg is all of the opportunities for faculty to interact with students. I enjoy the small classrooms and getting to know my students. I also love participating in the various traditions at Wartburg such as Midnight Breakfast, Service Trips and Outfly.

Awards, Recognition, Committee Work:
Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA)
Serve on Assessment and Leadership Education Committees
Wartburg Service Trips
Board of Directors, Institute of Managerial Accountants Cedar Falls-Waterloo Chapter

Research Interests:
Online Learning
Using technology in learning
Business and accounting cases
Teaching diversity

Courses Taught:
AC 121 Principles of Accounting I
AC 122 Principles of Accounting II
AC 323 Cost Accounting
AC 422 Government & Non-Profit Accounting
BA 334 Business Finance
BA 362 Supply Chain Management
IS 201 Working in a Diverse World

Inspirational Quotes: Brian Herbert: The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.

Steve Jobs: Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.

Jillian Michaels: It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs.

Neil Gaiman: The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.