Mark Frigo

Dr. Mark L. Frigo is the Director of The Center for Strategy, Execution, and Valuation in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. Dr. Frigo is also a Ledger & Quill Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Leadership in the School of Accountancy at DePaul University. He received his B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and an MBA in Accountancy from Northern Illinois University. He completed postgraduate studies in the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Dr. Frigo received his Ph.D. in Economics and Econometrics from Northern Illinois University. He is a CPA (Certified Public Accountant), a CMA (Certified Management Accountant), and a leading expert in strategy design and execution and the Balanced Scorecard. He is an advisor to executive teams and boards of directors. He also has extensive experience as a management consultant with KPMG and in the corporate sector where he was responsible for strategic planning. He has served as a principal researcher for the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) for its performance measurement surveys and field-based research, which was published in Strategic Finance and the Harvard Business School Press Balanced Scorecard Report. He is the editor of the Strategic Management section of Strategic Finance.

Dr. Frigo intensively researched the role of internal auditing in corporations and has written three research monographs for the Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation including “A Balanced Scorecard Framework for Internal Auditing Departments.” Dr. Frigo was presented the Economics Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University and was the recipient of the Illinois CPA Society Outstanding Educator Award. The author of five books and over 60 articles, his work is published in leading business journals including Harvard Business Review.