The AICPA named Jeannie Patton,
formerly CEO of the Utah Association of CPAs, to the
newly created position of vice president–students,
academics and membership.
She will oversee the
Institute’s programs to recruit students into the
profession, encourage accounting graduates to pass the
CPA exam, serve the needs of young CPAs, and promote
long-term retention of AICPA members.
also will supervise the Institute’s annual survey,
Trends in the Supply of Accounting Graduates and
the Demand for Public Accounting Recruits , as
well as initiatives directed toward women and
minorities. She will also oversee the AICPA
Patton reports to Anthony J.
Pugliese, senior vice president–finance, membership
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