The Virginia Society of CPAs welcomed 25 young CPAs selected to attend the 2013 VSCPA Leadership Academy for young professionals Nov. 18-20 at the Place at Innsbrook in Glen Allen.

The inaugural program was designed to expose young professionals to leadership in accounting, give them the forum to network with other young leaders, and develop their leadership skills.

To be eligible for the Leadership Academy, applicants had to be 35 years old or younger, have a valid CPA license, be a current VSCPA member and have a minimum of three years’ experience within the profession.

This year’s VSCPA member attendees to the 2013 Leadership Academy were:

Sarah L. Barr, CPA, Mitchell, Wiggins & Company, LLP, Richmond

Christina M. Dawson, CPA, Matthews, Carter & Boyce, PC, Fairfax

Brian E. Deibler, CPA, Malvin, Riggins & Company, PC, Newport News

Roy L. Emmons, II, CPA, Bruce, Renner & Company, PLC, Winchester

Casey D. Evans, CPA, American University, Washington, D.C.

Travis S. Floyd, CPA, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church

Megan Furlong, CPA, Yount, Hyde & Barbour, PC, Culpeper

Tonya D. Futrell, CPA, Wells, Coleman & Company, LLP, Richmond

Benjamin O. Garner, CPA, PBMares, LLP, Norfolk

Daniel George, CPA, Cotton & Company, LLP, Alexandria

Thomas L. Hall, CPA, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, Norfolk

Marshall A. Handy, CPA, Roger L. Handy, PC, Virginia Beach

Jason A. Harris, CPA, Ribis, Jones & Maresca, P.A., Largo, Md.

Dina S. Malimon, CPA, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Richmond

Gregory B. McChesney, CPA, Harris, Hardy & Johnstone, PC, Richmond

Brian W. Minor, CPA, Harris, Hardy & Johnstone, PC, Richmond

Yiorgos Papadopoulos, CPA, Watkins Meegan LLC, Vienna

Aaron L. Peters, CPA, LivingSocial, Washington, D.C.

Carolanne M. Petrusiak, CPA, PBMares, LLP, Fairfax

Eric M. Sandridge, CPA, Auditor of Public Accounts, Richmond

Christopher C. Sitterson, CPA, KPMG, Richmond

Ginger P. Weschler, CPA, Murray, Jonson, White & Assoc. Ltd., Falls Church

Kristin L. White, CPA, Wells Coleman & Company, LLP, Richmond

Aditya S. Yerramilli, CPA, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, McLean