Pittelkow Kittner receives Outstanding Young CPA Award


Elizabeth Pittelkow Kittner, head of finance for the International Legal Technology Association
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Elizabeth Pittelkow Kittner, head of finance for the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), received the 2019 AICPA Outstanding Young CPA Award in Honor of Maximo Mukelabai.

The award recognizes a CPA under age 41 who shows commitment to and involvement in the profession through successful practices and contributions. It honors the legacy of Maximo Mukelabai, a member of the inaugural class of the AICPA Leadership Academy and the youngest chair of the North Carolina Association of CPAs board of directors, who died at age 36.

Pittelkow Kittner was recognized for her efforts to advance the profession, as well as her civic and volunteer activities. She is an active member of the AICPA and Illinois CPA Society, volunteering her time at both the state and national levels. She serves as a member of the AICPA governing Council and an editorial adviser for the JofA, and she previously volunteered with the AICPA's Business and Industry Executive Committee, Young Member Leadership Committee, and EDGE conference planning committee.

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