Stephanie R. Peters, CAE, is president & chief executive officer of the Virginia Society of CPAs, a statewide professional association for Certified Public Accountants (CPA). She leads staff in the execution of VSCPA and VSCPA Educational Foundation missions and oversees execution of VSCPA Board of Directors directives. She serves as the primary staff liaison to the VSCPA and the VSCPA Educational Foundation executive committees. She has been with the VSCPA since 1997, and she leads the organization on national and state professional issues, legislative and regulatory activities and external relations. As president & CEO, Peters is a member of the VSCPA Board of Directors and its Executive Committee. Nationally, Peters has served on the AICPA Peer Review Board and currently serves on the AICPA/NASBA Uniform Accountancy Act Committee. She also serves as President on the CPA Society Executives’ Association Board of Directors.
A Certified Association Executive (CAE), Peters served as president of the Virginia Society of Association Executives and recently received its CEO Award of Excellence. Peters currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Virginia Council on Economic Education. She is a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management. Peters received her bachelor's degree in history from the University of Virginia and her Master of Public Administration degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.