Metzler Named SBA Financial Services Champion of the Year


The AICPA’s Jim Metzler, vice president–small firm interests, received the 2007 Financial Services Champion of the Year Award from the Small Business Administration’s New York District Office.

Metzler is the Institute’s advocate for small firms on practice, regulatory, legislative and CPA professional matters. He is the chief liaison between the Institute and its member firms, and he oversees the Private Companies Practice Section and the Management of an Accounting Practice Committee.

The award recognizes people who assist small businesses through advocacy efforts to increase usefulness and availability of accounting or financial services.

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