The Top People in Public Accounting - 2014

The most influential people in the field of accounting, as chosen by their peers.

Central Figures Central Figures

Each year as part of our Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting list, we ask candidates for the list to name who they think are the most influential people in the field and here they are, ranked by the number of votes they received from the 115 candidates.

Jennifer Wilson Jennifer Wilson

Co-founder and owner, ConvergenceCoaching

Brad Smith Brad Smith

President and CEO, Intuit

Ron Baker Ron Baker

Founder, VeraSage Institute

Gary Boomer Gary Boomer

CEO, Boomer Consulting

Mark Koziel Mark Koziel

Vice president of firm services & global alliances, AICPA

James Doty James Doty

Chair, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)

Tom Hood Tom Hood

CEO and Executive Director, Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA)

Russell Golden Russell Golden

Chair, Financial Accounting Standards Foundation

Mary Jo White Mary Jo White

Chair, Securities & Exchange Commission

Barry Melancon Barry Melancon

President and CEO, American Institute of CPAs



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