As far as Bill Casey is concerned, no truer words were ever spoken than the ones that often came out of the mouth of one of his favorite faculty members.
“Of the two quotes that guide me on a regular basis, one of them was repeatedly shared with us by Dick Zeigler,” says EY Americas’ vice chair for transaction advisory services (BS ’83, accountancy).
“He was a one-of-a-kind accounting professor and a lasting influence on me. He used to remind us that ‘You can only lose your integrity once.’
“This is especially important in the accounting profession, where trust in our work is critical to our strong foundation.”