Institute Names Three to Business and Industry Hall of Fame


Arthur V. Neis, CPA; James W. Noyce, CPA; and Peggy Scott, CPA, MBA, were inducted into the AICPA Business and Industry Hall of Fame, an annual event sponsored by Ajilon Finance.

The award honors CPAs who provide insight and vision to their organizations, understand all facets of their enterprise, and demonstrate the leadership, commitment and strategic ability necessary to meet the challenges of today’s dynamic market conditions.

Neis was head of treasury management, financial reporting, accounting, taxation, actuarial sciences and risk management for LCS Holdings Inc. in Iowa before retiring in April. He also served on the AICPA Private Company Task Force.

Noyce is CEO of FBL Financial Group in Iowa. He contributed a chapter to the book Inside the Minds—CFO Leadership Strategies .

Scott, executive vice president of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, is responsible for the company’s finance, accounting and related areas. Previously, she was the first woman to serve as a managing partner at Deloitte & Touche.

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