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.

 

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