Brandi Shay, MBA

Brandi Shay, MBA

Assistant Professor of Accounting

At Graceland since 2018


Brandi Shay, MBA, is assistant professor of accounting at Graceland University’s C. H. Sandage School of Business.


Shay graduated from Iowa State University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and in 2000 with a Master’s in Business Administration, emphasis in Agricultural Business. She continued her education with additional accounting coursework at Maryville University in St Louis, Missouri, and is a certified business advisor.


Shay was a faculty member at Southwestern Community College from 2001 to 2011 and has been adjunct faculty at multiple private colleges in Iowa for the past 15 years. She has held positions as controller and business analyst for agricultural retail companies.


Before coming to Graceland, Shay was the regional director for the South Central Iowa Small Business Development Center where she worked with small business owners to start and grow their businesses. She has a passion for entrepreneurship and economic development in rural areas and provides consulting and training to small businesses in the areas of strategic planning and accounting information systems.

Mail Location

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