Distinguished Service Awards

Education and Knowledge

Distinguished Service Awards are presented to individuals for those who have made an outstanding contribution to CPAFMA and the profession and have served as a resource and example to CPAFMA members.

The CPAFMA Distinguished Service Award is awarded at the discretion of the board of directors and can be awarded to one or more individuals but does not have to be awarded each year.

Previous Recipients of the CPAFMA Distinguished Service Award

2019
Robert Biddle, Jr., PAFM
Bowman & Company LLP
Voorhees, New Jersey

2016
Marta Pardo
Allen Haight & Monaghan LLP
Irvine, California

2015
Bill Pirolli
DiSanto Priest & Co.
Warwick, Rhode Island

2014
Cecelia Chaney

Retired from Squire Lemkin & Company
Rockville, Maryland

2014
Jim Metzler
Retired from AICPA, Vice President of Small Firm Interests
East Amherst, New York

2014
Jennifer Wilson
ConvergenceCoaching, LLC
Bellevue, Nebraska

2006
Virginia Lowery
Illinois Agricultural Auditing Association
Normal, Illinois

2004
Debbie Sessions
Porter Keadle Moore
Atlanta, Georgia

2003
Don Scholl
D.B. Scholl, Inc.
West Chester, Pennsylvania

2003
Roman Kepczyk
InfoTech Partners North America
Phoenix, Arizona2002

2002
William Leach
Katz, Sapper & Miller
Indianapolis, Indiana

2002
Rita Keller
Brady Ware & Schoenfeld
Dayton, Ohio

2002
Ralph Hendrix
MacDonald Page Shatz Fletcher Co., LLC
South Portland, Maine

Upcoming Events

Making M&A Easier - Broadening and Accelerating the Role of the Firm Manager in M&A Series
July 12 - August 23, 2022

Making M&A Easier - Broadening and Accelerating the Role of the Firm Manager in M&A Series

In this three-session series, learn about a preferred method in getting firm managers involved early in negotiations and discover ways firm they can balance M&A with their daily responsibilities.

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Indiana Chapter Event: Diversity-A Starting Place
July 14, 2022

Indiana Chapter Event: Diversity-A Starting Place

Reflect on how you fit into the conversation of diversity. Regardless of each participant’s identities and lived experiences, the concept of how we coexist, interact, and impact one another is imperative to build better teams, better connections, and deeper relationships.

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Ohio Chapter Meeting: Sensitivity and Harassment in the Workplace
July 15, 2022

Ohio Chapter Meeting: Sensitivity and Harassment in the Workplace

CPE: 2 Credit Hours  Please join the Ohio Chapter for its first IN-PERSON EVENT since Covid! This event will feature guest speaker Jeff Patter, who will present an educational session on the topic of Sensitivity and Harassment in the Workplace. The end of the meeting will also include an open forum for Q&A regarding attendee's HR issues. Below is the meeting schedule: 9:30 am - 10:00 am - Networking/Continental Breakfast 10:00 am ...

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