For Immediate Release
Richmond (Dec. 1, 2018) — The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) held the 2018 VSCPA Leadership Academy for young professionals from Nov. 12–14, 2018, at the CPA Center in Glen Allen. Twenty-two young CPAs were selected to attend the special event.
The annual program is designed for young professionals to find out what leadership looks like in today’s accounting world and benefit from other young leaders’ experiences; to determine the skills, talents and qualities they already possess and learn how to use them to cultivate leadership; to identify leadership values that can be used to drive change and lead their organization to a bright future; and to walk away with broadened leadership skills to carve their own leadership path and protect the future of the CPA profession.
The following VSCPA members attended the 2018 Leadership Academy:
Keith H. Austin, Jr., CPA, PFS, Gelati Celesti, Richmond
Marcus Balog, CPA, CGMA, Paramount Services, Herndon
Kristen N. Boschma, CPA, Cotton & Company, LLP, Alexandria
Adam C. Bryant, CPA, Barnes, Brock, Cornell and Painter, Chesapeake
Lauren S. Canto, CPA, CFE, Pricewaterhousecoopers, Ashburn
Brian J. Day, CPA, PBMares, LLP, Newport News
Tyler D. Farnsworth, CPA, PBMares, LLP, Harrisonburg
Robert Y. Gauthier, CPA, PBMares, LLP, Baltimore, Md.
Krista M. Gigliotti, CPA, RSM US LLP, Richmond
Joshua Godfrey, CPA, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, Chesterfield
James W. Hamon, CPA, CST Group, CPAs, PC, Arlington
Andrew T. Lampropoulos, CPA, CST Group, CPAs, PC, Reston
Jonathan A. Mason, CPA, PBMares, LLP, Harrisonburg
Kristina Michallas, CPA, Matthews, Carter & Boyce, PC, Oak Hill
Mary Mowrer, CPA, CFA Institute, Afton
Olga Pamfilova, CPA, Burdette Smith & Bish, LLC, Fairfax
Evan W. Ross, CPA, Brown, Edwards & Company, LLP, Roanoke
Thomas Spavone, CPA, PBMares, LLP, Gainesville
Kenon J. Thomas, CPA, MSA, PBMares, LLP, Richmond
Matthew L. Thorpe, CPA, Meadows Urquhart Acree & Cook, LLP, Mechanicsville
Chiu K. Yau, CPA, Homes, Lowry, Horn & Johnson, Ltd., Reston
Jonathan S. Zickefoose, CPA, CM&AA, Keiter, Glen Allen
The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) is the leading professional association in the Commonwealth dedicated to empowering CPAs to thrive. Founded in 1909, the VSCPA has more than 13,000 members who work in public accounting, industry, government and education. For more information, please visit the News Room on the VSCPA website at vscpa.com, email [email protected] or call (804) 612-9440.