The Catholic University of America
Business and Economics Faculty

Don Heim – Accounting Lecturer

Don Heim is the president of Ramsay, Scarlett & Co., a family owned transportation company which is currently involved in stevedoring. The company formerly had subsidiaries in intermodal trucking, warehousing, transportation brokerage, and hospitality. Prior to becoming president, he served as the company’s chief financial officer.

Professor Heim began his career with the Davison Chemical Division of W. R. Grace & Co., a Fortune 500 company, and held a number of financial positions with the company including director of financial services.

Heim has a B.S. in commerce and engineering from Drexel University, a M.B.A. from the University of Virginia Darden School and earned a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license from the State of Maryland.

He and his wife, Carolyn, have three adult children and live in Maryland.


In His Words ...

I am a business person who uses accounting every day. Accounting is the score card of business. With an understanding of accounting, one can always improve a business situation. My goal is to help you be a better business person.– Don Heim



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  • ACCT 306 –  Introductory Managerial Accounting


University of Virginia, Darden School

B.S., Commerce and Engineering
Drexel University


Areas of Expertise

  • Turnarounds
  • Family offices