Institute names new director of taxation


Cari Weston, CPA, CGMA, former AICPA senior technical manager of taxation, was promoted to director of taxation for the Institute. In her new role, she will lead the taxation team in providing the information and resources needed for AICPA members who provide tax planning, preparation, examination, and representation services to their clients.

Prior to joining the AICPA in 2013, Weston had her own tax practice firm in Austin, Texas. She has spent 20 years in public accounting.

She regularly represents the AICPA in webcasts and speaking engagements and as a media spokesperson on both technical and practice management tax topics. In addition, she has contributed to several AICPA publications.

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