Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

David Polster

Title/s:  Adjunct Instructor



Since leaving a Corporate career as a senior financial manager in 2014, David has focused his efforts to become a capable college accounting educator. David has taught and continues to teach and guide his students by leveraging his accounting knowledge and insights in Corporate operations.

David’s background includes financial leadership for medium and large companies in the technology, distribution and manufacturing areas, including Nalco, ASAP Software, Dell and Blue Calypso.    David served in the capacities of Treasurer, Controller and CFO during his corporate career.   David has managed Accounting/Finance teams up to 50 staff members.


  • MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1989
  • BA, Accounting, University of Colorado,  1975

Courses Taught

  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Principals of Management Accounting
  • Accounting Research


  • CPA - 1975
  • CMA – 1998
  • CFM – 1998
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honorary Society, Since 1989