Dr. Martha A. Fasci received her Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin in accounting and management. She is a Certified Public Accounting and for eight years she served as controller for Operational Technology Corporation.
Dr. Fasci is an associate professor in accounting and has taught undergraduate courses in financial and management accounting, and she developed the graduate course in controllership. Martha has an MBA from North Texas State University and a Bachelor of Science in business from Our Lady of the Lake University.
Teaching and leadership have been her areas of focus. Martha served as associate dean for the College of Business Downtown Office for eight years and has served as assistant vice president for community services.
She has received numerous awards for her work including the 2004 Doctoral Achievement Award presented by the West Chamber of Commerce, the 2004 Richard S. Howe Award for Service to Undergraduate Students presented by UTSA, the 2005 Hispanic Business Elite Women Distinction, the 2005 Southwest Regional Business Deans’ Association Business Scholars Program Innovative Achievement Award, the 2006 Leadership Feature in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, the 2010 T.E.A.C.H. Award, the 2010 Inauguration as a Key Club Member of the Financial Executives International, the 2012 Honors Alliance Recognition for excellence in promoting academic integrity, intelligent living and meaningful learning and achieved Gold Level leader status in the Institute of Management Accountants’ Leadership Academy.
Her latest research publications are in contrasting female- and male-owned small accounting firms. In the service area, Dr. Fasci has been active at UTSA and organizations external to UTSA. She has been the faculty adviser for The Accounting Club, the Institute of Management Accountants student group, the Business Scholars Program, Catholic Student Organization and a mentor for the 150-hour program candidates.
She has been the president of the Institute of Management Accountants, Texas Council and received the Outstanding Council Award. She has been president of the San Antonio Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants and won the Third Place National Award for leadership. She also sings regularly with “Los Caminantes” at San Juan de los Lagos Church.
- Contrasting female- and male-owned small accounting firms
“The Impact of GAAP Guidance on Asset Retirement Obligations,” Research in Accounting Regulation, forthcoming.
“A Comparison of Management Style for Mexican Firms in Mexico and the United States,” with Monica Blanco and Jude Valdez, International Journal of Business, Vol. 14, No. 13, 2009.
“Electric Utility Companies Report Expectations on SFAS 143,” with David Ramirez and Veronda Willis, Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, Vol. 57, No. 1, October 2008, pp.100-210.
“A Comparative Profile of Male- and Female-Owned Small Accounting Practices,” with Jude Valdez, Journal of Small Business Strategy, 2004.