Institute Honors Kessler


Stuart Kessler, CPA, a partner of Goldstein Golub Kessler LLP and former AICPA chairman, receives the 2003 Gold Medal for Distinguished Service—the Institute’s highest award—from AICPA President and CEO Barry C. Melancon (right) and past chairman William F. Ezzell during the fall council meeting. Kessler also performed many other activities for the AICPA, including serving as chairman of its personal financial planning executive committee. Currently he is chairman of ISO technical committee 222, which is developing international standards for personal financial planners.

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