In 2015 Eric Martin joined the faculty of Virginia Tech coming from the University of Tennessee where he taught courses in Principles of Accounting, Cost Accounting and Information Management. Prior to working in academics he worked as an Internal Auditor with the AICPA. Prior to that, Eric worked as an External Auditor with the firm of Johnson & Lambert LLP and prior to that as a Senior Financial Analyst and Manager with IBM. He holds an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Information Systems from Virginia Tech and a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of Tennessee with an Audit concentration. He is a licensed CPA in the state of North Carolina and a member of the NCACPA. In his spare time he enjoys playing basketball, tennis, and soccer as well as watching independent films at the Lyric.