Randolph Paschke

Randolph Paschke


Executive in Residence, Department of Accounting





Randolph Paschke



Research and teaching interests

  • International Taxation
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Trade and VAT Taxes¬†


  • BBA, University of Michigan,1971


Randy Paschke, CPA (Michigan, 1972), is the executive in residence for the Department of Accounting. Prior to that, he served as the director of External Relations and Community Engagement as and chair of the Department of Accounting from 2002-2012. Before joining Wayne State University in 2002, he was a partner in Arthur Andersen LLP firm, having joined them in 1970 and admitted to the firm in 1982. At Andersen, he was the managing partner of its Michigan tax practice (1987-1996); managing partner of its Great Lakes Region international tax practice (1998-2000); and managing partner of its U.S. international tax and trade practice (2000-2002). He has lectured, researched and written in many areas of taxation. He also continues to work as a consultant for many businesses and families as well as serve on several boards of directors for corporations, publicly and privately owned, and non-profit entities. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. He is a Licensed Customs Broker and a graduate of the University of Michigan.