Brackens is New Vice-President


The AICPA named James Brackens Jr., CPA, vice-president of firm quality and practice monitoring, reporting to Sue Coffey, senior vice-president of member quality and state regulation.

Brackens will provide support and strategic direction for the AICPA’s peer review programs and for the Employee Benefit Plan and Governmental Audit Quality Centers.

Brackens comes to the position from his own accounting practice, which served closely held businesses and nonprofit organizations in Virginia. He has performed more than 300 peer reviews of small accounting firms since 1990.

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