Heather Altman

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

McClelland Hall 303
1130 E. Helen St. 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108 

Areas of Expertise

Government and not-for-profit accounting
Managerial accounting

Heather Altman began lecturing full-time at the Eller College of Management in 2015 after working as an auditor with HeinfeldMeech and then as the Accounting Manager of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. She is a Certified Public Accountant in Arizona and earned her Master of Accounting Degree at the University of Arizona in 2010. Her areas of expertise include managerial accounting and government and not-for-profit accounting.


  • Certified Public Accountant, active license


  • ACCT 210, Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 472A/572A, Accounting for Not-for-Profit Entities

Awards and Honors

  • Eller Undergraduate Faculty Member of the Year – Lower Division, 2020
  • School of Accountancy, Undergraduate Program, Most Valuable Faculty – Career Track, 2020
  • Arizona Society of CPA’s Excellence in Teaching Award, 2018
  • School of Accountancy Judi Prize for Teaching Excellence, 2017
  • Eller Undergraduate Course Improvement Grant Recipient, 2016


  • Master of Accounting, The University of Arizona, 2010
  • Bachelors of Science in Accounting, The University of Arizona, 2009