Brian Shoup

Title/s:  Adjunct Instructor

Office #:  505-E

Phone: 312-915-6385

Email: bshoup@luc.edu


Brian spent 25 years at Abbott Laboratories in a variety of management and executive roles, mainly in finance. Immediately prior to his retirement in 2019, he led the integration of Abbott’s $25 billion acquisition of St. Jude Medical, a global medical device company with more than 19,000 employees. Prior to that role, he was the divisional vice president for Abbott’s global finance operations, managing an organization of some 1,500 people located in 70 countries around the world operating Abbott’s key accounting and finance functions.

Brian joined Abbott in 1994 and worked as controller or finance director of Abbott subsidiaries in Hungary, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Germany. Prior to joining Abbott, Brian was an auditor with Price Waterhouse (now PwC) in Chicago.

He is a board member and seasonal volunteer income tax preparer with LadderUp and is also a private pilot and a certified public accountant.

Professional Links



  • MS in Accountancy, Loyola University Chicago
  • BBA, Public Accounting, Loyola University Chicago

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Advisory Board Member, Ladder Up
    A Chicago-based nonprofit that provides hardworking people with free financial resources to help secure the opportunities they need to move up the economic ladder

Courses Taught

  • ACCT 306: Advanced Financial Accounting 
  • ACCT 328: Concepts in Taxatio
  • ACCT 425: International Accounting
  • FINC 455E: International Financial Management 
  • BSAD/QUIN 220: Career Preparation
  • HCMT 501: Healthcare Finance and Accounting