Andy J. Sherbo

Teaching Professor

  • Faculty

Professional Biography

Andy Sherbo has 39 years of experience in financial management, cost/economic analysis, and accounting. He recently served for twelve years as the Director of the Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) Center for Cost and Financial Analysis and the SAIC Center for Nonprofit Financial Management and Analysis. He also previously served as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Pacific Air Forces, culminating a career of 26 years of active duty in the United States Air Force. While in the Air Force he served in numerous positions within the Air Force financial management community at Headquarters, United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington DC, four Major Command assignments, and numerous base level assignments, including squadron commander. As the CFO of the Pacific Air Forces, he was responsible for a budget and payroll of approximately $3.5 billion per year, which would rank the Pacific Air Forces as a Fortune 500 corporation. He was also responsible for all base level financial operations throughout Pacific Air Forces.
During his career, he served as an Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. In addition, he served as Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Cost and Economics, Headquarters, United States Air Force. He has 158 classes of teaching experience over the last 27 years at the undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. levels in economics, corporate finance, public finance, international finance, personal finance, capital planning/budgeting, managerial accounting, nonprofit financial management, statistics, investments, and taxation. He has served on twenty three Dissertation Committees as either the Chairperson or Committee Member and as an Advisor for six Graduate Level Public Policy Memorandums. He has been a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) since 1985. He is also a Registered Investment Adviser and is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).


  • Ph.D., Fiscal Policy/Finance, Saint Louis University, 1982
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA), Finance, University of Georgia, 1975
  • BA, Public Administration, Drake University, 1973

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Chartered Sustainable, Reliable, and Impact Investments Counselor (CSRIC®).
  • FINRA License & Registered Investment Adviser
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)