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

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