Steve Platau is a Professor of Accounting at the University of Tampa’s John H. Sykes College of Business where he has served on the faculty since 1984 including two appointments as department chair spanning more than a decade. His teaching has been focused on tax, auditing, and financial accounting along with the legal & ethical aspects of financial transactions.
He has been on the faculty of the National Judicial College teaching judges nationally since 1996. His teaching has been honored with multiple awards including Outstanding Discussion Leader and Outstanding Educator Awards from the Florida Institute of CPAs. He has presented nearly 2,000 continuing education programs in 49 states and Puerto Rico.
For more than three decades Mr. Platau has had a significant focus in the area of professional liability of accountants.