Al Weidinger

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Tykeson Hall - OSU Cascades

Tykeson Hall - OSU Cascades 330

OSU Cascades Campus 330 Tykeson Hall

OSU Cascades Campus
330 Tykeson Hall
Bend, OR 97702

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Affiliated with: 
College of Business
Research/Career Interests: 

09/2017 – present       
Instructor (FT) of Taxation and Accounting, Oregon State University-Cascades, Bend, OR

Lecturer of Accounting and Taxation, Higher Colleges of Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE.    
Start-up Mentor, Flat6Labs, (accelerating entrepreneurship in MENA), 2015-2017.
Member, Abu Dhabi Startup, SME & Entrepreneur Meetup, (Abu Dhabi's most active Meetup group, 2015-present.

2012 – present              
Honorary Lecturer MSc Program in International Accounting and Finance, & MBA Program, University of Liverpool, UK

Adjunct Professor, Accounting and Finance, Concordia University, MBA program Bend, OR

2005- present        
Instructor, Accounting, Linfield College, Oregon.   
2005- 2006    
Instructor of Accounting, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Orlando, FL

2003- 2005        
Instructor of Accounting, Keiser College, Orlando, FL

2002- 2003    
Graduate Research Assistant, School of Accounting, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL


Beyond OSU

Doctor of Business Administration candidate, ABD (estimated completion 2018/19), EBS, Heriot-Watt University, UK

Post Graduate Certificate in Business Research, EBS, Heriot-Watt University, UK, 2017.

Master of Science in Taxation (MST), University of Central Florida, 2003.

Juris Doctor (J.D.) in German and EU Law, Freie Universitaet, Berlin, Germany, 1990.

  • Partner, CPA, Deschutes Tax Services, LLC, Bend, OR, 2005- current
  • Business Broker and M&A Advisor, The Lowes Group, Inc., Bend, OR, 2008 – current.
  • Tax Accountant, Tattersall & Tattersall, C.P.A.s, P.A., Orlando, 2004 –2005.
  • Financial Advisor and Stockbroker, H&R Block Financial Advisors, Apopka, FL, 2002.
  • Securities Analyst, International Assets Advisory Corp., Winter Park, FL, 2000– 2001, financial statement analysis and trading strategies. 
  • Financial Advisor and Stockbroker, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Orlando, FL, 1999 – 2000.
  • Attorney, in private practice in Germany 1996 - 1999 in Berlin, Germany, specializing in taxation and business consulting.
  • Attorney, with law firm Giese & Partner, Berlin, 1994 - 1996. Specializations in tax law, tax consulting and civil litigation.
  • Law Clerk, Supreme Court of Berlin, 1991 - 1994 (Stationed in Brussels, New Orleans and with the International Development Agency of the State of Berlin).
Additional Information: 

 - Certified Public Accountant (Oregon, Washington)

 - Real Estate Broker (Oregon)

 - Fluency in English and German and good knowledge of French

My Publications

Journal Articles


A. Weidinger, The Role of Internationalization and Geographic Location, 33rd Annual International Business Research Conference. Dubai, UAE, 2016.

A. Weidinger, The Role of Informal Capital in Growth in China, World Conference on “Entrepreneurship at a Global Crossroads”. Dubai, UAE, 2015.