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Robin Soffer


BS - Accounting, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign - Accounting

MBA – Finance and Marketing, Kellogg, Northwestern University

CPA, Illinois


Robin is an Associate Professor of Instruction in the undergraduate Kapnick Business Institutions Program at Northwestern University’s Weinberg College. She has been teaching Accounting and Business Finance in that program since 2009. Robin was selected numerous times for the Associated Student Government Faculty Honor Roll. Robin also teaches in McCormick’s Masters in Product Design and Development Program, where she received the Faculty of the Year award for 2015 and 2020. Robin also taught at Accounting at Kellogg.

Robin taught undergraduate and MBA level courses at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Dominican University. Robin is co-author of the textbook, Financial Statement Analysis-A Valuation Approach, published by Prentice Hall.

Courses Taught

  • MPD420: Accounting Issues for Product Development
  • ACCT 430: Accounting for Decision Making
  • MEM 402 Engineering Management
  • MEM 403: Accounting for Engineers

Significant Professional Service

  • Robin was a consultant for about twenty years, working with major corporations on change management and instructional design. Before becoming a consultant, Robin spent 15 years at the Quaker Oats Company and was a vice president with roles in finance, strategic planning and general management.