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

Principal | Marcum LLP
MBA, CIA, CEC
Owner | MLBennett Consulting LLC
For the past twenty-five years Mary has been a client service professional in the accounting and... More
Founder & CEO | The Lip Bar
Melissa Butler is a Detroit native who has skillfully and strategically launched start-up beauty brand,... More
Founder & CEO | Financially Wise Inc.
Brittney Castro, CFP®, AAMS®, CRPC® is the founder and CEO of Financially Wise Inc., a Los Angeles-based... More
CPA, CGMA
Partner, National Leader of Culture, Diversity and Inclusion, NCDI Chair | RSM US LLP
Richard Caturano is a partner in the Boston Office of RSM US LLP (RSM), the nation's leading provider of... More
MBA
VP, Head of Strategic Marketing | Prudential
Jeanna is the Head of Marketing Strategy for Prudential Group Insurance and Workplace Solutions Group.... 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... More
Global CEO | Moore Stephens
Anton is Global CEO of Moore Stephens International. Prior to this he was CEO of the Institute of... More
Co-Founder of Soul Cycle | Co-Founder of LifeShop
Elizabeth Cutler is an American entrepreneur and investor best known for founding the fitness phenomenon... More
MS
Director of Wellbeing | SIG
Rachel is a catalyst who connects and releases possibilities in people and in organizations. As a... 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... 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... More
CPA
Principal and Co-Founder | Intend2Lead LLC
As the co-founder and principal of Intend2Lead LLC, Sarah believes the future of the accounting... More
CPA
Partner, Tax Services | RSM US LLP
Karen has been in public practice since 1998 providing tax, accounting and consulting services to mid-... More
Communications Manager | Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
Jennifer Gardner manages the communications and social strategy for Engagement and Learning Innovation... More
AERS Partner | Deloitte Touche LLP
Tracey leads the development, implementation and monitoring of national audit quality initiatives.... 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... 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... More
CITP
Owner | The Fearless Mind
Dr. Craig Manning is a Human Performance Scientist and the bestselling author of The Fearless Mind. A... More
Head of Accounting Programs and Education | Intuit
Misty Megia (@MistyMegia) Head of Accounting Programs and Education Strategy at TSheets is a business... 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... 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... More
CPA, CA
Consultant | Monica Murray
The first two decades of Monica’s professional career has navigated her through the waters of finance,... More
Gender Scholar & Consultant
Jessica Porter is a researcher and writer focused on gender and leadership. She is the co-author of the... 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... More
CEO | SpyCloud
Ted Ross is an industry veteran of twenty-nine years in the network and security industries. Ted started... 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... More
Principal | Marcum LLP
APR
Director, People Growth & Engagement | Horne LLP
Kassi Rushing is the Director of People Growth & Engagement at HORNE LLP. She oversees the firm's... More
Managing Director of Women on the Move | JPMorgan Chase
Samantha (Sam) Saperstein leads the firmwide Women on the Move initiative at JPMorgan Chase. In this... More
CPA, PFS
Financial Advisor & Owner | Schlager Schlager & Levin
Reina Schlager obtained her BBA Magna cum Laude from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania... More
Partner | McKinsey
Gayatri is a Partner in McKinsey & Company’s New York Office and a leader in our Pharmaceutical and... More
CAE
Chief Communications Officer | Maryland Association of CPAs
Bill is a knowledge hunter, content curator, lifelong learner, and EOS implementer. As chief... More
CEO | Penumbra Group
Jen Shirkani is a leading expert on emotional intelligence and a featured speaker at national and global... More
J.D.
Diversity, Inclusion & Strategy Consultant | Previously with Catalyst
Brande Stellings advises companies and boards on workplace culture and inclusion as an independent... More
Partner | Mazars USA LLP
Wendy Stevens, CPA Partner, Quality & Risk Management Practice Leader, Mazars USA LLP Chair,... More
Executive Director | Next Gen Men
Jake Stika is the Cofounder & Executive Director of Next Gen Men, a nonprofit organization engaging... More
CPA, CGMA, CFF
Partner | Mandel & Tracy,LLC
Jacquelyn H. Tracy, CPA, CGMA Partner, Mandel & Tracy, LLC Providence, Rhode Island Jacquelyn H.... More
CCD-AP
National Sr. Director of Government Affairs; Culture Diversity and Inclusion | RSM US LLP
As National Senior Director of Government Affairs; Culture Diversity and Inclusion for the global RSM... 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... More
Partner | Squire & Company,PC
Shane graduated from Brigham Young University with a Masters degree in tax and joined Squire &... More
CPA
Partner | McKinsey & Company
Andrea Yandreski is a Partner with McKinsey’s RTS group in Toronto, Canada. Her practice focuses on... More