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Getachew Wakgira

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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: May 30, 2012
Member Since: Jan 22, 2008


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Primary Affiliation:
  • Southern New Hampshire University (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, NH, United States)

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  • Amharic - speaking level (Advanced) - reading level (Advanced)
  • English - speaking level (Advanced) - reading level (Advanced)

Skills & Interests

Education History

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) Accounting (08/2002)
    University of Houston Clear Lake
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accounting (08/1992)
    University of Houston Main Campus
  • Master of Divinity (M.Div) Theology (05/1978)
    Texas Christian University
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Religious Education (05/1975)
    Central Bible College
  • Diploma Accountancy (06/1971)
    Haile Sellassie I University - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


  • Assistant City Auditor IV (01/2000 - 12/2011) Controller's Office - City of Houston
  • Internal Auditor II (03/1998 - 01/2000) University of Texas Medical Branch @ Galveston - Audit Services
  • Senior Internal Auditor (09/1994 - 01/1998) Texas A&M University System Adm. - Internal Audit
  • Sole Practitioner/Owner (08/1992 - 08/1994) George G. Wakgira, CPA
  • Senior Accountant (06/1980 - 08/1992) University of Houston System Administration
  • Internal Auditing Clerk III (01/1968 - 12/1971) Imperial Board of Telecommunications of Ethiopia

Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Book Award (05/1976)
    Faculty Book Award at Texas Chrisitian University.

Teaching Experience

  • Adjunct Accounting/Auditing Instructor ( Current)
    Various Universities since October 2005. - Accounting and Auditing