IBMC College in Fort Collins Honors Accounting Instructor

The Fort Collins campus of IBMC College honors Business Administration and Accounting instructor, Elry Wallman, in this week’s edition of the “Teacher Feature.”

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IBMC College in Fort Collins honors instructor at the business and accounting school in Fort Collins
Elry Wallman, Accounting instructor at the Fort Collins campus of IBMC College, accepts the Faculty of the Quarter award.
Elry Wallman is featured in this week’s edition, as he was recognized by his students as Faculty Member of the Quarter at the last assembly. Elry brings years of real-world experience to the classroom, has a unique ability to teach students in a way they can personally relate to and offers support and words of encouragement to each class! Here’s how Elry answered the “Teacher Feature” questionnaire:

1. What do you do, or what did you do, as a profession when you’re not teaching? For how long have you done this? I was a controller for about 12 years, and before that, I held various accounting positions for another 12 years or so. 

2. What is the one thing you enjoy most about teaching? I enjoy the relationships I get to build with students.

3. What is one thing that you say or do that inspires students to succeed? I believe the students are inspired by the personal accounts that tie into the material at hand.

4. Who inspires YOU? Ronald Regan and his leadership.

5. Describe what IBMC means to you. A quicker career path.

6. What was the last movie you watched? The Last Wolverine (not worth the money).

7. If you woke up tomorrow with the means to travel anywhere in the world, where would it be and why? I would go to Anna Marie Island in Florida. It’s the most relaxing place on Earth.

8. What is one zany/crazy fact about yourself that most students would not know? Secret talents, have you ever been on TV, etc? Nothing…I’m an accountant. We live boring lives.

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