AICPA Board Commends Hero

Board Commends Hero
Marcella Wyler, a member of the Institute’s finance team, helped rescue a woman whose car ran off the road and landed upside-down in several feet of water on Feb. 14 near the AICPA’s offices in Durham, N.C. Wyler and another rescuer jumped into a frigid swamp to pull the trapped woman to safety.

The AICPA Board of Directors issued a resolution commending Wyler for her heroism and sacrifice in saving another human being.


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