Dennis R. Reigle will become the Institute’s director of academic and career development in January 2007 in its Durham, N.C., office. In this role, he will lead the AICPA’s academic outreach and student recruitment initiatives, the AICPA Foundation, and diversity, work/life and women’s initiatives. Reigle succeeds Bea Sanders, who in January will join KPMG LLP as national director of faculty relations.
A managing partner at Arthur Andersen LLP before taking early retirement in 2001, Reigle was responsible for Andersen’s human resources, recruiting and university relations for more than a decade. He is a former member of the AICPA Academic and Career Development Executive Committee and was vice-president, practice, of the American Accounting Association. He also is a past president of Beta Alpha Psi, the honors organization for business information professionals. He currently coaches MBA program students at Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg School of Management.