Simpson promoted to vice president–Firm Services

Lisa Simpson was promoted to vice president—Firm Services. In her new role, Simpson will continue to oversee the Association's relationships with CPA firms through the Major Firms Group, the G400, the Private Companies Practice Section, associations/networks of CPA firms, and the Young CPA Network. She also will lead the Center for Plain English Accounting, Technical Hotline, and Diversity & Inclusion teams.

Simpson has played a central role in the Association's pandemic response, leading the development of resources to assist CPA firms and their clients with the Paycheck Protection Program and other business relief programs, providing guidance to thousands of CPAs and business owners through the AICPA Town Hall Series, and testifying before the House Committee on Small Business about the accounting profession's support of PPP borrowers and the challenges small businesses and not-for-profits continue to face with the application process.

Where to find June’s flipbook issue

The Journal of Accountancy is now completely digital. 





Better decision-making with data analytics

Data analytics has become a hot topic, but many organizations have not yet managed to understand its potential, let alone put it to work. This report will take a deep-dive on how to best introduce or enhance the use of data in decision-making.