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VSCPA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advisory Council

2021–2022 members

The VSCPA created the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advisory Council in 2020 to advise the VSCPA Board of Directors and staff on programs and policies related to diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice; engage with leaders, schools and other stakeholders to increase students of color entering the CPA profession; and identify resources to educate members and their organizations about these issues. The Council is made up of a mix of members and nonmembers with diverse backgrounds, organizations and industries represented. Below is the list of 20212022 members.


Krystal McCants, CPA
YHB CPAs & Consultants, Falls Church

Vice Chair

Jake Greene, CPA
Marcum LLP, Washington, D.C.

Committee Members

Courtney Arrington, CPA (National Association of Black Accountants representative)
Arrington Solutions, Richmond

Marijia Bailey, CPA
Han Group, Washington, D.C.

George Crowell, CPA, CITP (VSCPA Board Member)
Harris, Hardy & Johnstone, PC, Richmond

Hope Cupit, CPA
SERCAP, Roanoke

Henry Davis III, CPA (Ex officio member and past VSCPA chair of the Board)
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

Damon DeSue, CPA
PRA Group Inc., Norfolk

Kelci Dixon (student member)
North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, N.C.

Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, CISA (AICPA National Council on Diversity & Inclusion representative)
KET Solutions, Bowie, Md.

Anne Hagen, CPA (VSCPA Board chair)
Masonic Home of Virginia, Richmond

Cassie Hartogs, CPA

Dylan Hendrickson (VSCPA Young Professionals Advisory Council representative)
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, Richmond

Jennifer Lehman, CPA, CGMA (VSCPA Board Member)
Hantzmon Wiebel LLP, Charlottesville

Wendy Lewis, CPA (Virginia Board of Accountancy representative)
KPMG, McLean

Darry Newbill, CPA
Deloitte, Richmond 

Carlos Otal, CPA
Grant Thornton, Arlington

Vivian Paige, CPA, CGMA
Christopher Newport University, Newport News

Jim Phillips, CPA
KPMG, Richmond

Mary Scott, CPA
Virginia State University, Petersburg

Hemant Shah, CPA
Piedmont Fund Services, Vienna

Danish Qureshi, CPA

Irene Walsh, EA
KWC CPAs, Alexandria

More information on the Council’s activities will be posted in the VSCPA’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Resource Center. Questions or feedback? Email us anytime at [email protected]