MST, The American University, 1991
BS, Pennsylvania State University, 1985
Certified Public Accountant
Chartered Global Management Accountant
HMGT 3311 Healthcare Accounting
ACCT 6373 Advanced External Auditing
ACCT 3332/6332 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
ACCT 2301/6301 Financial Accounting
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Prior to joining the University of Texas at Dallas, Mr. Karnuta served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Conifer Health Solutions, a healthcare revenue cycle management and consulting company serving over 800 healthcare provider organizations throughout the US. Previously, he spent nearly 20 years at Perot Systems Corporation, a worldwide provider of information technology services, where he held several senior-level positions including Vice President of Finance, Healthcare Industry Group Chief Financial Officer and Global Tax Director. He began his career in public accounting where he served as a Tax Manager with Price Waterhouse.
With over 30 years of professional experience, Mr. Karnuta has led finance and accounting organizations focusing on: financial reporting, operational delivery, taxation, pricing, strategy and decision support. He spent several years working in Europe where he led a finance team that spanned 6 countries on three continents. Earlier in his career, Mr. Karnuta served as an adjunct lecturer at George Mason University and The American University in Washington, DC. He was more recently an adjunct lecturer at the University of Texas at Dallas before retiring from his corporate duties in order to devote his efforts full-time to educating the next generation of business leaders.