Gregory S. Allison

Senior Lecturer in Public Finance and Government

Areas of Expertise

Governmental accounting and financial reporting; cash management and investments; Director, Municipal and County Administration Program


Greg Allison joined the School of Government (then the Institute of Government) in 1997. Prior to that, he was assistant director for the Technical Services Center of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. He also served as finance director for the City of Morganton, North Carolina. Allison began his governmental career as a senior accountant and auditor for Deloitte and Touche. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and serves on the board of directors of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. He is author of A Preparer's Guide to Note Disclosures and Accounting Issues and Practices: A Guide for Smaller Governments. He is co-author of Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting: Theory and Practice, 8th Edition. Allison holds a B.A. in accounting from North Carolina State University and has been licensed by the State of North Carolina as a Certified Public Accountant since 1986. He was named the Albert and Gladys Coates Term Lecturer for Teaching Excellence for 2002-2004.


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