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Member Spotlight: Nadia Rogers on ‘Making a Classroom Come to Life’

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of profiles highlighting the diverse interests and careers of VSCPA members. Know a member (including yourself) who would make for an interesting profile? Email the  VSCPA communications team . In July, Gov. Ralph Northam appointed Rogers to the open position

Gov. Ralph Northam Proclaims Sept. 15–22 Virginia CPA Week

Richmond (Sept. 16, 2018) — To spotlight the value CPAs offer the Commonwealth’s citizens and commerce, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a proclamation recognizing Sept. 15–22, 2019, as Virginia CPA Week. The VSCPA hopes the commemorative week, along with its #CPAsGiveBack social media campaign, will build awareness of the significant growth and importance of the CPA profession and the VSCPA.

Member Spotlight: Lynn Almond Goes Back to His A&A Roots

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of profiles highlighting the diverse interests and careers of VSCPA members. Know a member (including yourself) who would make for an interesting profile? Email the VSCPA communications team . As chair of the VSCPA’s Virginia Accounting & Auditing Conference

Hitting the Talent Bullseye

Firms are challenged today to find the right talent, and the skill sets needed of entry-level staff are changing. The path to the CPA may even change because of it. By Chip Knighton Picture a pyramid. Wide at the bottom, narrow at the top, perfect for burying royalty. (That last part may not be

VBOA/NASBA CPE Audit Tracker Service Frequently Asked Questions

UPDATE: As of Aug. 6, 2019, courses taken with the VSCPA are syncing properly and should be reflected in the tracker. We are also aware of issues with duplicate events in the tracker and are working on a solution with NASBA. In May, the Virginia Board of Accountancy (VBOA), in conjunction with the

Board of Directors Update: Renovations Move Forward

The official approval of the VSCPA's building renovation plan was the highlight of the VSCPA Board of Directors' June meeting. The renovation plan includes the use of $2 million from VSCPA reserves to align the Society's physical presence with the priorities of the VSCPA2025 strategic framework. The

VSCPA Signs on to CEO Action Pledge on Diversity and Inclusion

VSCPA President & CEO Stephanie Peters, CAE , has signed the pledge for the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. The VSCPA is also encouraging members — employers and individuals — to sign on to the

Member Spotlight: Career Shift Paid Off for Alex Piskunova

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of profiles highlighting the diverse interests and careers of VSCPA members. Know a member (including yourself) who would make for an interesting profile? Email VSCPA Communications Manager Chip Knighton . Alex Piskunova, CPA, came to the United States with

IRS Commissioner Considering Practitioner Services Division

This past May, at the conclusion of the American Institute of CPAs' (AICPA) Spring Meeting of Council, several hundred CPAs from across the nation, including VSCPA members, met with Members of Congress to ask for their support of consolidating existing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) units into a

VSCPA Members Carson, Rogers Appointed to VBOA

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam recently appointed VSCPA members Brian Carson, CPA, CGMA, and Nadia Rogers, CPA, to the Virginia Board of Accountancy (VBOA). Carson , chief financial officer at Gold Key | PHR in Virginia Beach, was appointed to a second term on the board. He was originally appointed by