AICPA names new SVP


The Institute named Lawson Carmichael senior vice president for strategy, people, and innovation.

Carmichael will lead the AICPA’s strategic planning activities and oversee the Office of Strategy Management and Human Resources team. He will also be responsible for leading market research and product and services innovation. He will work out of the Institute’s Durham, N.C., office.

Previously, Carmichael worked for Deloitte as director of corporate strategy. Prior to working at Deloitte, he was managing director for Proxicom, a global e-business consulting firm, and was the senior director at Premier Inc., an alliance of health care providers delivering strategic consulting and supply chain solutions.

RESOURCES

Keeping you informed and prepared amid the coronavirus outbreak

We’re gathering the latest news stories along with relevant columns, tips, podcasts, and videos on this page, along with curated items from our archives to help with uncertainty and disruption.

VIDEO

Excel walk-through: Sparklines

Want to liven up your spreadsheets with some color and graphical elements? Kelly L. Williams, CPA, Ph.D., shows how to use Excel sparklines, which illustrate data trends and patterns via small charts that fit in a single Excel cell.