The Indiana CPA Society honored CPAs at its annual CPA Celebration on May 11. The awards bestowed were: for Advocacy, Susi Willis; for Building Bridges to the Profession, Alex Anglin; for the Chair’s Award, Carl George; for Community Services, Christine Lauber and Carrie Minnich; for the CPA Center of Excellence, Kent Williams; for Distinguished Service, John Kane; for Emerging Leaders, Colby Chamberlin, Joseph Edwards, Samuel Muse, Joseph Paulson and Courtney Watts; and for Innovation, Crowe Horwath. In other INCPAS news, the society launched a new brand, logo design and website
, with the “Transforming Business” tagline.
The Massachusetts Society of CPAs appointed 17 members to its board of directors for the 2018-19 fiscal year: chairman: Mark W. Nichols, president, Mark Nichols, CPA, PC; chairman-elect: John Micalizzi, human resource leader, RSM US LLP; past-chairman: George Neble, senior advisor, AVALT; vice chairman, finance committee: John Colucci, managing director, McLane Middleton; vice chairman, audit committee: Doug Fiebelkorn, health care principal, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP; first-year directors: Elise Caputi, audit partner, KLR; Laura Felice, senior vice president, controller, BJ’s Wholesale Club; Laura O'Brien, director, ALL CPAs; Ronald R. Tull, partner/shareholder, Schofer Dillberg & Company, Inc.; second-year directors: Karen B. McElroy, audit partner, financial services, Deloitte & Touche LLP; Francisco Oliveira, associate controller, Akcea Therapeutics; James Powers, partner, Powers & Sullivan, LLC; Kathryn Seekell, principal, Kurzman, Dempsey & Kowalker, LLP; third-year directors: Laurie Austin, managing partner, DiCicco, Gulman & Company LLP; Shay Blanchette, senior lecturer, MSA Faculty Director, Babson College; Robert Miller, managing director, New England Accounting & Auditing Group, CBIZ & MHM; and Richard O'Connor, partner, Johnson O’Connor.