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Faculty Profile

Glenn D Huels
Clinical Associate Professor - Business Administration
Phone: 585.273.1737
Office: 4-110E Carol Simon Hall


I have served as the vice president-tax for Bausch + Lomb and as the head of the corporate tax department at Goulds Pumps Inc. In both roles, I had overall responsibility for the leadership, management, administration,<br>and direction of the corporate tax function. This included responsibility for global tax planning strategies, and working closely and collaboratively with operations and the corporate legal and treasury functions to determine and implement optimum legal, debt, and equity structures, and to maximize after-tax cash flows to the parent corporations through dividend planning and other repatriation strategies.<br>I have also served as Bausch + Lomb’s<br>director of external tax reporting, responsible<br>for the company’s income tax accounting and<br>financial reporting requirements, and as a director in Bausch + Lomb’s corporate treasury department, continuing to work closely with operations and other corporate functions regarding global cash flow strategies, debt compliance, accounting for derivatives and other external reporting requirements, and the minimization of FX exposures and risks.<br>I am a Certified Public Accountant licensed in New York State, and was a manager at the public accounting firm of Deloitte prior to my corporate experience.

Teaching Interests

Before joining Simon Business School, first as an adjunct instructor, and then as a full-time associate professor, my teaching experience has included instructing tax-related courses for Deloitte junior staff at firm-wide national training sessions, lecturing in SUNY Buffalo’s Graduate Tax Certificate Program, and teaching accounting and tax courses at Finger Lakes Community College and the former St. John Fisher College Masters in Taxation program.

Professional History

Clinical Associate Professor - Business Administration
University of Rochester, Simon Business School
June 2014 -
Adjunct Lecturer
University of Rochester, Simon Business School
March 2013 - May 2014
Director, Treasury
Bausch + Lomb
January 2011 - August 2013
Director, External Tax Reporting
Bausch + Lomb
December 2007 - January 2011
Consultant and Lecturer
Glenn Huels, CPA
March 2005 - December 2007
Vice President, Tax
Bausch + Lomb
September 1997 - March 2005
Corporate Tax Director
Goulds Pumps Inc.
August 1988 - August 1997
June 1981 - August 1988
October 1974 - October 1980


Rochester Institute of Technology - 2000
State University of New York at Buffalo - 1981
Concentration in Accounting
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