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Robert Rachowicz

Robert Rachowicz

Robert Rachowicz
Title: Director of Accounting
Dept: Accounting
Office: 300
Phone: (309) 692-4092 x3000
Fax: (309) 692-3893
Email: rrachowicz@midstate.edu

Mailing Address

Midstate College
Attn: Robert Rachowicz
Director of Accounting
411 W. Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614

Office Hours

Course Location Time
General 300 Bsns Bldg Tu,Th 2:00pm–5:45pm


RJ Rachowicz Autobiography:

2 yrs Public Accounting - Chicago

30 yrs Corporate Acctg - Caterpillar (various locations)

2/01 - Midstate College

Have an active sideline Tax Business

4 Children (last one graduated 5/17/03 - yeah!) - moved him to Denver.

Married in 1965 (still going strong)

MA in Accounting/Finance - U of Iowa

Avid Iowa Hawkeyes football fan (season ticket holder)

(would love to go to Rose Bowl this year)

Active in several small businesses

Tournament walleye fisherman

Went to Vienna, Austria for wedding of youngest daughter in Oct, 2010


  • M.A. Accounting, 1970
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Work Experience

  • Caterpillar, Inc (1971–2001)
    Supervisor of Accounting (Cost & General)

    Reman Accounting Income/Liability Recognition for Core Dposits around the world - Belgium, Switzerland, Mexico, Brazil, Australia, So Africa, Singapore & Hong Kong, China.
    Chemical Products Acctg - Costing
    Engineering Acctg - Test Facility costing
    E. Peoria Plant - audits & Procedures Supv
    General Offices - Mfg Dept Budgets
    Decatur, Il - Mfg Costing & Budgeting

  • Ernst & Ernst, CPAs (1968–1969)

    Responsible for auditing clients in Chicago area