President | Contreras-Sweet Enterprises (Former Administrator of the Small Business Administration)
Maria Contreras-Sweet is an expert in economic growth, job creation and competitiveness. Internationally acclaimed for her insights on growth and innovation, she is also sought after for her tactical... More
CEO | Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
Barry C. Melancon is the President and Chief Executive Officer at the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the national professional association of CPAs, with more than 400,000 members worldwide. He... More
Business Analyst | CBS News
Jill Schlesinger, CFP®, is the Emmy-nominated and Gracie Award Winning Business Analyst for CBS News. Jill appears on CBS radio and television stations nationwide covering the economy, markets,... More

Committee Members

Co-Chair
AERS Partner | Deloitte Touche LLP
Co-Chair
CPA, CGMA, CFF
Partner | Mandel & Tracy,LLC
Committee Member
CPA, CGMA, CITP
Senior Technical Manager | Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
Committee Member
CPA, CGMA
Partner, Employee Benefits Practice | Anton Collins Mitchell LLP
Committee Member
MBA
Strategic Advisor for CPA.com & Founder/CEO of Blue Ocean Principles
Committee Member
CPA, CA
Director | CPA Canada
Committee Member
CPA, CA
Consultant | Monica Murray
Committee Member
CPA
Financial Solutions Consultant | Workday
Committee Member
CPA, CFE, CVA
Director | PKF Texas
Committee Member
Partner | Squire & Company,PC

Speakers

MBA, CIA, CEC
Owner | MLBennett Consulting LLC
For the past twenty-five years Mary has been a client service professional in the accounting and consulting industry. Mary has spent the majority of these years with a large... More
Researcher | Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School
Siri Chilazi is a Research Fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government. She is a recognized expert in advancing women... More
Global CEO | Moore Stephens
Anton is Global CEO of Moore Stephens International. Prior to this he was CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and Chairman of the Global Accounting... More
MS
Director of Wellbeing | SIG
Rachel is a catalyst who connects and releases possibilities in people and in organizations. As a nationally recognized influencer, writer and speaker with over a decade of... More
CPA, CGMA, CITP
Senior Technical Manager | Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
Yasmine El-Ramly is a Senior Technical Manager at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. She oversees women’s initiatives programs, firm... More
CPA, CGMA, CFF
President | The Sustainable CFO
Jennifer Elder, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA, MS works with companies to find creative solutions to their most challenging problems. She helps financial leaders become more... More
CPA
Principal and Co-Founder | Intend2Lead LLC
As the co-founder and principal of Intend2Lead LLC, Sarah believes the future of the accounting profession depends on our capacity to love. Through one-to-one coaching, group... More
Partner in Charge,Government Services | Horne LLP
Neil serves as the partner in charge of government services at HORNE LLP. He and his fellow partners lead a team of more than 190 professionals focused on government services... More
Communications Manager | Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
Jennifer Gardner manages the communications and social strategy for Engagement and Learning Innovation at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants... More
AERS Partner | Deloitte Touche LLP
Tracey leads the development, implementation and monitoring of national audit quality initiatives. Tracey serves the public accounting profession through membership on the... More
MBA, ACC
Trainer & Executive Coach | Chinook Executive Solutions
Julie Holunga of Chinook Executive Solutions works with female professionals who are qualified to be a leader in their career, and yet doubt their skills or ability to take... More
MBA
Strategic Advisor for CPA.com & Founder/CEO of Blue Ocean Principles
With 10 years of hyper-focused experience in accounting technology, Kacee Johnson has forged the way for numerous cloud providers in global market penetration. She is a... More
CITP
Owner | The Fearless Mind
Dr. Craig Manning is a Human Performance Scientist and the bestselling author of The Fearless Mind. A Professor of Performance Psychology at Brigham Young University for over... More
Head of Accounting Programs and Education | Intuit
Misty Megia (@MistyMegia) Head of Accounting Programs and Education Strategy at TSheets is a business strategist extraordinaire. With over 20 years' experience in market... More
CPA
President | American Institute of Certified Tax Planners
Dominique Molina is a CPA from San Diego, California. She has long been passionate about helping small businesses pay less tax. Her private practice, beyond annual tax... More
Esquire, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
President | Employment Practices Group
Julie A. Moore, Esquire, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is president and founder of Employment Practices Group in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Julie is a reformed litigator who is licensed to... More
CPA, CA
Consultant | Monica Murray
The first two decades of Monica’s professional career has navigated her through the waters of finance, accounting, HR, executive leadership, board work, and entrepreneurship... More
Productivity and Health Champion | Work Well. Play More!® Institute
Marcey Rader’s a high-energy speaker who packs presentations with actionable advice and real-world wisdom earned over 15 years of high-intensity, high-travel corporate life... More
CEO | SpyCloud
Ted Ross is an industry veteran of twenty-nine years in the network and security industries. Ted started his career in the U.S. Air Force. Afterward he was the Director of... More
MA
Executive Vice President, Engagement and Learning Innovation | Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
Clar Rosso is executive vice president, engagement and learning innovation for the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. In this role, Clar leads... More
CPA, PFS
Financial Advisor & Owner | Schlager Schlager & Levin
Reina Schlager obtained her BBA Magna cum Laude from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she met and married Robert. She is a Certified Public Accountant... More
Partner | McKinsey
Gayatri is a Partner in McKinsey & Company’s New York Office and a leader in our Pharmaceutical and Medical Products practice. Gayatri focuses on bringing digital and... More
CAE
Chief Communications Officer | Maryland Association of CPAs
Bill is a knowledge hunter, content curator, lifelong learner, and EOS implementer. As chief communications officer for the Maryland Association of CPAs, he created and co-... More
CEO | Penumbra Group
Jen Shirkani is a leading expert on emotional intelligence and a featured speaker at national and global conferences. She is the author of Ego vs EQ and Choose Resilience,... More
Partner | Mazars USA LLP
Wendy Stevens, CPA Partner, Quality & Risk Management Practice Leader, Mazars USA LLP Chair, Steering Committee, Woman@Mazars Wendy leads the firm’s Quality & Risk... More
Executive Director | Next Gen Men
Jake Stika of Equity Leaders joins us in his effort to smash the glass ceiling from the top down with his challenge to leaders to embrace diversity, behave inclusively, and... More
CPA, CGMA, CFF
Partner | Mandel & Tracy,LLC
Jacquelyn H. Tracy, CPA, CGMA Partner, Mandel & Tracy, LLC Providence, Rhode Island Jacquelyn H. Tracy is a certified public accountant licensed in the states of... More
CPA, CITP
Countess of Communication | Brotemarkle, Davis & Co
Geni Whitehouse, CPA.CITP divides her time between working as a winery consultant at Brotemarkle, Davis & Co in the Napa Valley, working with MentorPlus.com to move the... More
Partner | Squire & Company,PC
Shane graduated from Brigham Young University with a Masters degree in tax and joined Squire & Company in 1987 and has 30 years of public accounting experience. He has... More
CPA
Partner | McKinsey & Company
Andrea Yandreski is a Partner with McKinsey’s RTS group in Toronto, Canada. Her practice focuses on achieving rapid, dramatic performance improvement through comprehensive... More