Associate Professor of Accounting
Economics, Finance and Information Systems Dept
Daytona College of Business
Daytona Beach campus

  • M.S. - Master of Science in Accounting, University of Central Florida

BA210 Financial Accounting
BA312 Managerial Accounting

BA333 Personal Financial Planning

BA439 Federal Income Tax
BA517 Accounting for Decision Making
BA399/699 Special Topics in Accounting


Ledgerwood, J.R., Vilderson, A., and Curtis, T. (2016) An Ethical Dilemma: A Case from the Aviation Industry. IMA Educational Case Journal Vol. 9, No. 3, Art. 1, September 2016.


Ekanayake, E.M., and Ledgerwood, J.R.: (2015)Demand for Domestic Air Travel in the United States”, Global Conference on Business and Finance  proceedings


Ledgerwood, J.R., Zarb, N.J. (2014) Office Sharing for CPAs Advantages and Disadvantages for Small Firms and Sole Practitioners. The CPA Journal, Vol. LXXXIV/No.10, October 2014, pp. 52-55.


Ledgerwood J.R. and Morgan, S.N. (2013): Your Prized Executive Is Leaving. Now What? Strategic Finance, The Institute of Management Accountants, April 2013, pp. 40-45.


Ledgerwood J.R. and Morgan, S.N. (2012): “Problems of Maintaining Adequate Accounting Records for a Non-Profit Organization in sub-Saharan Africa”, Review of Business and Finance Case Studies 3, (2), pp.1-8.


Ekanayake, E.M., Halkides, M., Ledgerwood, J.R., (2012): Inbound International Tourism to the United States: A Panel Data Analysis. International Journal of Management and Marketing Research 5, (3), pp.15-27.


Ledgerwood, J.R., Morgan, S.N. (2012): Small-Scale Aid Donors, Agribusiness, and the Zambian Export Sector, International Business & Economics Research Journal 11 (4), pp. 431-436


Jackson, L. and Ledgerwood, J.R., (2011): Be Ready for Business When Disaster Strikes. The Journal of Financial and Technology Professionals, 26 (5), pp. 23-26.


Ledgerwood, J.R., (2011): Audit Ready. What the IRS looks for when auditing hotel properties. The Journal of Financial and Technology Professionals,  26, (1), pp.18-20.


Ekanayake, E.M., Ledgerwood, J.R. (2010): How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Growth in Developing Countries? An Empirical Investigation.  The Institute for Business & Finance Research, 4, (3), pp. 43-53  


Ledgerwood, J.R., (2010): What Is Reasonable Compensation for S Corporation Shareholder-Employees? Some Practical Guidance.  The CPA Journal, 80, (5), pp. 38-41.


Ledgerwood, J.R., (2010): My Three Careers. Strategic Finance. The Institute of Management Accountants, April 2010, pp. 64.


Ekanayake, E.M., Ledgerwood, J.R., D’Souza, S., (2010): The Real Exchange Rate Volatility & U.S. Exports, An Empirical Investigation.  The International Journal of Business & Finance Research, 4, (1), pp. 23-36.


Ledgerwood, J.R., (2009/2010): Choose the Right Ownership Structure. The Journal of Financial and Technology Professionals, 24, (8), pp.24-27.


Ledgerwood, J.R., Braun, J.J., (2009): Tax Free Filing: What Is It and How Will it Affect the Tax Preparer Profession & Taxpayers in General?  Global Conference on Business & Finance, 4, (1), pp. 386-392.


Ekanayake, E.M., Ledgerwood, J.R., (2009): An Analysis of the Intra-Regional Trade in the Middle East and North Africa Region.  The International Journal of Business & Finance Research, 3, (1), pp. 19-30.


Ekanayake, E.M., Ledgerwood, J.R., (2008): The U.S. Intra-Industry Trade with Caribbean Countries.  Southwestern Economic Review, 35, (1), pp. 191-210.


Jackson, L., and Ledgerwood, J.R., (2006): Automating HR: Using Technology to Enhance the Human Resources Function. The Journal of Financial and Technology Professionals, 21 (6), pp. 22-25.


Ekanayake, E.M., Halkides, M., Ledgerwood, J.R., and Filyanova, I. (2006): Intra-Industry Specialization and Trade Expansion in U.S. Trade with the Free Trade Areas of the Americas (FTAA).  Journal of International Business and Economics,6, (1), pp.21-37.


Jackson, L. and Ledgerwood, J.R., (2005): Valuation Practices in the Lodging Industry.  The Consortium Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 9 (2), pp. 19-31.


Jackson, L. and Ledgerwood, J.R., (2004): Managing Costs-A Strategic Approach. The Journal of Financial and Technology Professionals, 19 (6), pp. 23-24.


Phillips, T. and Ledgerwood, J.R., (June 1994): “Running with the Pack” – JIT & Automation for Small Manufacturers, National Public Accountant, 39 (6), pp. 26-43.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

August 2006-date
Department of Economics, Finance & Information Systems
College of Business
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting
Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in financial and managerial accounting.

August 2003-May 2006
Accounting Department
School of Business
Bethune-Cookman University

Assistant Professor of Accounting & Finance
Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in personal finance, corporate financial management, income tax, advanced managerial accounting and cost accounting. Served as advisor to students enrolled in the accounting program.

August 1999-May 2003
Department of Business
Daytona Beach Community College

Adjunct Instructor
Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in financial accounting, management accounting & computerizes accounting.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1993 - Present: President of John R. Ledgerwood, CPA, PA Certified Public Accounting Firm. Providing accounting, taxation, business and personal financial planning services, payroll preparation and consulting services.

1993 - 2017: President & CEO of John R. Ledgerwood, Custom Grips, Inc. The largest wholesale/retail distributor in the South Eastern United States.

1992 - Present: Director - Enright Flight Ministries, Inc.

Certified Public Accountant

Certified Management Accountant

Certified Financial Manager

Chartered Global Management Accountant