Instructor of Accounting

Phone: 617-573-8740
Office: Sargent Hall, Rm. 5340



Teaching Interests

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Financial and SEC Reporting

Professional Experience

Potvin is a consultant for MPJ Consulting, where she serves as a part-time controller for a biotechnology firm. She is also a member of the project team that is implementing an enterprise-wide accounting system for a pharmaceutical company.

Previously, Potvin served nearly three years as a controller at Variagenics (now Nuvelo). From 1997 to 2000, Potvin served as the director of project management at the software company Datavantage. Earlier in her career, she also served as the director of financial reporting at Harborside Healthcare, senior corporate auditor/operations consultant at Melville Corporation, audit manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and staff accountant at Shaheen, Pallone & Associates, P.C.


Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
MSA, Suffolk University
BSBA/Accounting, Merrimack College

Intellectual Contributions

Mary-Joan Potvin's Intellectual Contributions (pdf)