PICPA - Greater Philadelphia

Greater Philadelphia Chapter

Featured Events

Bike MS: City to Shore

Sept. 27 & 28 | Multiple Starting Locations

Help make a difference for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation while pedaling along a scenic route as part of the PICPA sponsored team.

Women's Networking Event

Oct. 9 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Pyramid Club

Join the PICPA, Commission on Women in the Profession and Women in the Profession Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and National Association of Women Business Owners for a special networking event at the Pyramid Club.

Contact Kelli Comegys at (267) 675-6257 to register.


Oct. 16 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Brauhaus Schmitz

Dust off your lederhosen and join the Emerging CPAs Committee for this annual event at Brauhaus Schmitz. With 30 beers on tap, traditional German foods, and a 100-bottle menu list, there’s something everyone can enjoy!

Successful Candidates Reception

Nov. 13 | 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | Westin Hotel

The Greater Philadelphia Chapter would like to honor you at the Successful CPA Candidates Reception and Casino Night. Enjoy a night of gambling, music, and cuisine with fellow chapter members and Successful CPA Candidates*. Each attendee will receive “casino money” to use at the gambling tables. Cash in your winnings for raffle tickets for chances to win great prizes.

Featured CPE Programs

Managing the Scope of Services to Reduce Risk: When to Partner with an Attorney at Law

Oct. 2 | 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | PICPA Conference Center

Join the Greater Philadelphia Cooperation with the Bar Committee for an informative program that will address when you should involve an attorney in an engagement and offers practical advice on how to minimize risk.

Professional Issues Update

Oct. 27 | 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | Penn State Great Valley 

Hear the latest developments and news affecting the profession and interact with PICPA leadership.

Member-only benefit. Free for PICPA members and students

Ethical Issues and the Sale of Accounting, Law, and Other Non-Medical Professional Practices

Oct. 29 | 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Montgomery County Bar Association 

Learn what to do to prepare for your client’s practice to be sold, as well as what due diligence you should perform when purchasing a practice. The expert panel will be comprised of a business transaction attorney, a CPA whose firm has bought accounting practices, and a CPA practice continuation consultant.


Chapter Members in Action

Greater Philadelphia Emerging CPAs Night at the Phillies
The Greater Philadelphia Chapter Emerging CPAs Committee hosted its annual Night at the Phillies event on Thursday, August 7. Before the game, attendees enjoyed a happy hour in the High and Inside Pub where they enjoyed a buffet of ballpark...

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Volunteer Opportunity - Career Wardrobe
Volunteers are needed by Career Wardrobe to sort work-suitable clothes for women who are trying to get back in the work place. August's clothing drive takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the East Falls Presbyterian Church. Career Wardrobe takes place the second Wednesday at every month. There is no need to preregister. Contact John Campbell for more information.

Volunteer Opportunity - Ronald McDonald House
Help the Community Involvement Committee prepare dinner for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House with children who are being treated at local medical facilities. Space on Oct. 28 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. is limited to the first 14 people who respond. Contact Courtney Laub to sign up.

Volunteer Opportunity - Philabundance
Volunteers are needed by Philabundance for a volunteer shift in the Hunger Relief Center on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Contact Courtney Laub to register.

Join a Chapter Committee
The best way to get involved is to join a committee in your chapter. Examples of committees are the Schools and Colleges Committee that helps inform the future of the profession, or the Emerging CPAs Committee that plans events in your area. View your choices and sign up for a committee today.

Greater Philadelphia Chapter Financial Records Request
The Greater Philadelphia Chapter’s current fiscal year’s financial results are available to members upon request. E-mail your request to membership@picpa.org along with your member ID number, and we will respond shortly.


Upcoming Events

"CPA to Professor" Program and Networking Happy Hour
Annual Tax Forum
Annual Philadelphia, Local, and Multistate Tax Update Conference

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2014-2015 Chapter Leadership

Chapter President

JoAnn Szupka
Ralph E. Diodata

Jacquelyn M. Basso

Adam Greene

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