Public Service Award honors community contributions


Diane Cornwell, founder of StarFish Consulting in Louisville, Ky., received the AICPA’s 2013 Public Service Award for Individuals. 

The annual award honors members who have made significant contributions to their communities.

Cornwell serves as board chair of Sozo International Inc., a Louisville organization that provides humanitarian aid to refugees in Afghanistan. She is a former member of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee and has served on the board and several committees of the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is a prior board chair of The Center for Women and Families and Women 4 Women, both of Louisville, and has served as treasurer and audit committee member for various other organizations.

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