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Virginia Society of CPAs Government Affairs Director Walker Earns Certified Association Executive Credential

October 11, 2018
For Immediate Release Contact: David Bass (804) 612-9440 [email protected] Virginia Society of CPAs Government Affairs Director Walker Earns Certified Association Executive Credential Richmond (Feb. 16, 2015) — The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) is pleased to announce that Government Affairs Director Emily Walker, CAE , has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry. At the

VSCPA Holds 11th Annual Leaders' Institute for Virginia's Top Students

October 11, 2018
For Immediate Release David Bass (804) 612-9440 [email protected] Virginia Society of CPAs Holds 11 th Annual Leaders’ Institute for Virginia’s Top Students Richmond (June 27, 2017) — The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) held the 11th Anniversary Leaders’ Institute for Virginia’s brightest accounting students May 24–25 at the University of Richmond. The VSCPA established the Leaders’

VSCPA Applauds Passage of SB 701 and HB 1286 Repealing the Debit Card Tax Refund Mandate

October 11, 2018
For Immediate Release Contact: David Bass (804) 612-9440 [email protected] VSCPA Applauds Passage of SB 701 and HB 1286 Repealing the Debit Card Tax Refund Mandate Richmond (April 20, 2015) — The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) is pleased to report that the Virginia General Assembly reinstated the paper check option for Virginia individual tax refunds. Previously, taxpayers could only get their refund by direct deposit or using a prepaid debit card. SB 701, sponsored by Sen.

Virginia Society of CPAs President & CEO Peters Awarded VSAE CEO Award of Excellence

October 11, 2018
For Immediate Release Contact: David Bass (804) 612-9440 [email protected] Virginia Society of CPAs Peters Awarded VSAE CEO Award of Excellence Richmond (Dec. 15, 2014) — The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) is pleased to announce President & CEO Stephanie Peters, CAE , was presented the CEO Award of Excellence by the Virginia Society of Association Executives (VSAE) on Dec. 5. The CEO Award of Excellence is given to an outstanding association professional who has been

Economic Optimism Shapes 2017 Economic Expectations for Virginia CPAs, Survey Finds

October 11, 2018
For Immediate Release David Bass (804) 612-9440 [email protected] Economic Optimism, Health Care and Infrastructure Concerns, Impact of Political Partisanship and Responding to Millennial Workforce Shape 2017 Economic Expectations for Virginia CPAs, Survey Finds Richmond (Nov. 1, 2016) —Virginia Certified Public Accountants (CPA) believes that the U.S. economic recovery is moving in a positive direction with 52.16 percent in agreement. 58 percent have an optimistic or balanced view on the national

VSCPA Announces Staff Promotions and New Roles

October 11, 2018
For Immediate Release Contact: David Bass 804-612-9440 [email protected] Virginia Society of CPAs Announces Staff Promotions and New Roles Richmond (Nov. 1, 2017) — The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) announces the following staff promotions: Laura Cobb, CAE, was promoted to Senior Manager, Innovation & Leadership. She has worked at the VSCPA for over five years, previously serving as member engagement manager. Richard Gordon was promoted to Senior Manager, Member

VSCPA Holds Fourth Leadership Academy for Young Profesionals

October 11, 2018
For Immediate Release David Bass (804) 612-9440 [email protected] VSCPA Holds Third Leadership Academy for Young Professionals Richmond (Dec. 1, 2017) — The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) held the 2017 VSCPA Leadership Academy for young professionals from Nov. 13–15, 2017, at the CPA Center in Glen Allen. Twenty-four 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

Virginia Society of CPAs Announces New Membership Marketing Specialist

October 11, 2018
For Immediate Release Contact: David Bass (804) 612-9440 [email protected] Virginia Society of CPAs Announces New Membership Marketing Specialist Richmond (Feb. 21, 2018) — The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) announces the recent hiring of Evan Taylor as membership marketing specialist. Taylor is a graduate of Radford University with a bachelor’s degree in advertising and a minor in business administration. He previously worked as the director of marketing and

Virginia Society of CPAs Educational Foundation Announces Officers and Board of Directors

October 11, 2018
Contact: David Bass (804) 612-9440 [email protected] Virginia Society of CPAs Educational Foundation Announces Officers and Board of Directors Richmond (May 18, 2015) — The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) Educational Foundation is pleased to announce its officers and Board of Directors for the 2015–2016 fiscal year. The officers and directors were installed on at the VSCPA’s annual business meeting on May 11 in Williamsburg. Randolph Shapiro, CPA , of MJW in