About HOCK international

HOCK international is a family business that is focused on offering you the most comprehensive materials and best-in-class personalized support. When you study with HOCK, you become part of our family and we will support you for as long as you need to pass the exams. Whether it takes 6 months or 6 years, we are your partners in passing the exam. We promise that:

  • We will work as hard as you do, answering every question that you ask while preparing for the exams.
  • We will work as long as you do, offering you access, support, and updates for as long as you need to pass the exams.

We invite you to learn more about our CMA, CIA, and CPA Exam Preparation and see why students from all over the world recommend HOCK. If you have any questions about HOCK or our materials, please contact us. We look forward to helping you achieve your certification.

History of HOCK international

In 2000, Brian Hock founded HOCK Training in Moscow, Russia, to provide classroom courses for CPA, CMA, CIA, CFA Exams, and others. Based on his classroom teaching experience, Brian founded HOCK international in 2003 in the U.S. offering self-study materials for accounting professionals worldwide. HOCK soon established itself as a worldwide leader in CMA, CIA, and CPA exam preparation.

About our Founder

Brian HockBrian Hock, CMA, CIA founded HOCK Training in Moscow, Russia, in 2000 and founded HOCK international in 2003. He graduated Cum Laude from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) with degrees in Accountancy and History and taught CMA, CIA, CPA and CFA courses across Eastern Europe for over a decade. His straightforward approach to teaching is evident in all of HOCK's materials. In addition to being a familiar face in HOCK's CMA, CIA, and CPA Videos, Brian also provides ongoing oversight to the growth of the Exam Preparation Programs at HOCK international.

About our Leadership Team

Lynn RodenLynn Roden, CMA has been with HOCK international since its founding in 2003 and is our CMA Program Director. Lynn has a Bachelor of Arts in business administration with a concentration in finance from Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio, earned Summa Cum Laude in 1988. She has worked in a variety of fields including public relations, marketing, profit planning, commercial loan officer, trust accountant, and controller. Her business and educational background gives her a broad perspective on the information covered on the CMA exams and unique abilities in developing study materials and answering students' questions.

Carl BurchCarl Burch, CMA, CIA, ACCA has worked with HOCK international since 2005 and is our CIA Program Director. Carl has an Agriculture Business Management degree from Colorado State University and an MBA in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. His more than 10 years of experience in management accounting and involvement in all aspects of accounting, financial management, and auditing have given Carl extensive experience in the industry that he draws on when writing and teaching.

Kevin HockKevin Hock joined HOCK international in January 2006 and is our Operations Director. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) with degrees in Computer Science and Accountancy and has taught courses at Miami in both Java and client-server systems. At HOCK he manages the daily operations, supervises customer support, provides strategic guidance for new products and services based on customer feedback, and oversees HOCK's servers and networks. He has also contributes to the HOCK textbooks in the areas of Information Technology and Systems Control.