Two Win Institute’s Top Award


Kathy Eddy, CPA, former chair of the AICPA Board of Directors, and Gary John Previts, CPA, Ph.D., former member of the governing Council and Board of Directors, received the 2007 Gold Medal for Distinguished Service.


The Gold Medal, the AICPA’s highest award, honors lifetime achievement by a member whose influence on the profession is distinguished when compared with other contemporary leaders.

Eddy and Previts accepted the award at the Institute’s fall Council meeting in Tampa, Fla.

Eddy, who served as chair of the AICPA Board of Directors from 2000 to 2001, also served on the governing Council and committees including Audit, Finance, Compensation, Strategic Planning, State Legislation and the Special Committee on Mobility. She was also the chair of the AICPA Special Committee on State Regulation.

Previts led AICPA teams reviewing the standard-setting process of the U.S. government as to the authoritative status of FASB and served on the Institute’s National CPA Financial Literacy Commission.

He is the president of the American Accounting Association and serves with the Accountability Advisory Council for the Comptroller General of the United States. He is also a past president of the Ohio Society of CPAs.

The award was presented by Doyle Z. Williams, chairman—AICPA Award Committee.

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