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Valorie Coleman
Public Relations Director
College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Office: (417) 690-2212

August 31, 2018

Jeremy Clopton, founder and owner of What’s Your SQ, speaks at College of the Ozarks

POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — Jeremy Clopton, the founder and owner of What’s Your SQ spoke at College of the Ozarks on Thursday Aug. 30, during the first convocation of the fall semester.

After graduating summa cum laude from Drury University in 2005, Clopton helped launch and lead the Big Data & Analytics and Digital Forensics practices for a national accounting firm. As a fraud examiner, he grew adept at using ACL, IDEA, and Tableau software for analysis, visual analytics, and dashboard development for risk assessment and fraud prevention.

This background equipped Clopton to found and lead What’s Your SQ where he partners with companies to embrace a multi-generational workforce, foster a culture of innovation, and analyze data for beneficial insights. He also works as a management development instructor at Missouri State University and frequently speaks at global and national conferences.

Clopton is a member of the American Institute for CPAs, Missouri Society of CPAs, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ Fraud Magazine and a variety of publications and blogs on the topic of data analytics. In addition, he has experience running projects that have implemented auditing programs for Fortune 500 companies and developed analytics to support anti-bribery and corruption regulations.

About College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks is a private, Christian, liberal arts college, located in Point Lookout, Missouri, on a 1,000-acre campus. Christian values, hard work, and financial responsibility comprise the fundamental building blocks of the “Hard Work U.” experience. The College earns numerous accolades yearly, including No. 1 Best Value Regional College in the Midwest and No. 1 Most Innovative School in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for 2018. To achieve its vision, the College pursues academic, vocational, Christian, patriotic, and cultural goals. These goals are mirrored in School of the Ozarks, a laboratory school that completes the K-college model.

The Keeter Center — the College’s award-winning lodge, restaurant, and conference facility — was ranked a Top Small Hotel in the U.S. by TripAdvisor for 2018. It features historic lodging, fine dining, and meeting rooms. With more than 350 student workers, it is the largest work station on campus. Follow College of the Ozarks at or on Twitter @CofOHardWorkU.


08.31.18 – Andrew Ferkel



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