The Department of German, Russian, Asian, and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures will be hosting Mr. Brian Hock (Miami 1994) on November 9, 2015. While at Miami he double-majored in History and Accountancy and took four years of Russian. Immediately after graduation, he took a position as an auditor with Price Waterhouse in Togliatti, Russia. He started his own company, HOCK Training, in Moscow in 2000. Hock Training provides training classes for various international accountancy exams. In addition to Moscow, the company currently has offices in Minsk, Kyiv, and Almaty. Mr. Hock returned to the US in 2012 after almost two decades in Russia. He continues to work for HOCK International, which is one of the world leaders in training materials for the CMA, CIA, and CPA Exams.
Mr. Hock’s talk on Nov. 9 is scheduled for 4:30pm in Irvin 142 and he will be discussing his experiences as an entrepreneur and living in Russia (poster attached). He is very personable. Students interested in working abroad after graduation should find hearing about his experience of great interest.