Debra Jungling

Adjunct Instructor of Accounting


M.B.A. University of Northern Iowa; B.A. (Accounting) University of Northern Iowa;

Teaching Interests

Managerial Accounting


In addition to teaching within the Department of Accounting at UNI, Ms. Jungling is the Business Director/CFO of Exceptional Persons, Inc. As such, she has responsibility for and oversight of all financial and fiscal functions, administrative support, property management and management information systems.

Professional Accomplishments

Debra Jungling has extensive experience in management accounting starting in the home health care industry and specializing in the not-for-profit human services field since 1987. Her expertise in financial planning, management and budgeting has been recognized as exemplary by CARF, a national accreditation organization for human service agencies and by the Iowa Association of Community Providers (IACP). Ms. Jungling serves on the Finance Committee of the IACP and presents to IACP membership as requested. She received the award of Top CFO of the Cedar Valley given by the courier in 2014, being one of two recipients. EPI provides a full array of services to people with disabilities, manages multiple properties, and administers a variety of child care resources and referral grants in addition to working with other human services affiliated with the agency requiring detailed cost accounting as well as knowledge of a multitude of regulations and accounting requirements. Debra has been a board member with the Waterloo/Cedar Falls chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants(IMA) for 24 years and has been a member of the IMA for 25 years.

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The University of Northern Iowa’s accounting department ranked third in the nation in preparing students to become certified public accountants, according to a new analytic by Baylor University and UNI professors.

The newly created CPA Success Index estimates students’ progress toward completing all four parts of the CPA exam. The metric found UNI students had an 89% success rate on the notoriously difficult test, just below Texas A&M University (90%) and the University of Missouri-Columbia (95%).

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