Alumni Relations

Distinguished Alumni Award

Jeff A. Taner received the Doermer School of Business and Management Sciences (DSBMS) Distinguished Alumni Award for 2008. Criteria for the award include having a degree from DSBMS, assuming a position of increasing responsibility, and contributing time and talent to IPFW.Jeff Taner

Jeff is a certified public accountant (CPA) with Dulin, Ward, and Dewald Inc. (DWD). He graduated from IPFW in 1982 with a degree in business administration.

Taner, who has been with DWD since 1982, is its managing director. He has more than a quarter-century of experience providing accounting and auditing services to clients in the manufacturing, construction, wholesale, retail, and service industries.

Taner is the treasurer of Vincent House, vice chair of the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne, and a former member of the IPFW Doermer School of Business Alumni Council. He received the IPFW Top Alumni Volunteer Award in 2006 for his commitment and contributions to IPFW’s Alumni Association. He is a member of the Saint Joseph United Methodist Church, the YMCA, and the Fort Wayne Track Club.