William D. Kirst, M.B.A. Headshot


  • Busch School of Business
  • Expertise

  • International Auditing and Accounting
  • Non-Profit Organizations Finances
  • Eastern Europe and Emerging Economies
  • Teaching Introductory Accounting
  • Languages

  • Conversational Italian
  • International experience

    Kirst spent four years in the Russia office of Price Waterhouse as the managing partner. He was tasked with growing that office and under his watch staff increased from 20 to over 800. He also carefully handled all media communications in a �cowboy� atmosphere as the Soviet Union had just collapsed and Russia emerged, and spoke at conferences on investing in Russia.

    Kirst has 20 years of work and resident experience for Price Waterhouse in the following countries: Italy, Iran, Poland, Russia, Germany and Switzerland.