Patton Named to New Position


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.

Patton 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 Foundation.

Patton reports to Anthony J. Pugliese, senior vice president–finance, membership and operations.

 

SPONSORED REPORT

The technology assessment engagement

Are you working with the best technology? Do you know how to help your clients determine if their technology stack measures up? In this free report, J. Carlton Collins, CPA, explains how to answer those questions via a technology assessment engagement.

FEATURE

Maximizing the higher education tax credits

A counterintuitive strategy can save taxes by including otherwise excludable scholarships in gross income.