Pennsylvania CPA Foundation

Help Us Grow the Future of the Profession

The Pennsylvania CPA Foundation's mission is to inspire students to pursue careers in accounting and to provide educational, motivational, and financial support to those working to attain the CPA credential.

Through a combination of educational, motivational, and financial assistance programs, we endeavor to equip students with the necessary tools, resources, and encouragement to excel in their academic pursuits and professional endeavors. Our initiatives are designed to cultivate a diverse pipeline of talent within the accounting field, ensuring that individuals from all backgrounds have the opportunity to thrive and make meaningful contributions to the industry.

The Pennsylvania CPA Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with tax ID number 81-5449140. Contributions to the Pennsylvania CPA Foundation may be fully deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Learn more about our work


2022-2023 Annual Report

  • 1,000 attendees at in-person events
  • 66,000 visits to the Future CPAs section of the website
  • 3,300+ total student members
  • $186,000+ awarded in scholarships
  • 1,000+ individual donors, 18 major donors, 31 corporate sponsors
  • $280,000 raised!

The accounting profession is in a period of dramatic change. This transition presents many challenges but also offers immense opportunity. Learn more about the ways the Pennsylvania CPA Foundation is making a difference through advocacy efforts, scholarships, student events, and so much more.


Meet the 2024-2025 Pennsylvania CPA Foundation Board

Baker, Pam

Board Chair

Pamela W. Baker

Barbacane Thornton & Company LLP

Cynthia Bergvall

Bee Bergvall & Co.

Barry Berkowitz


Keith Bittel

Westminster College

Sarah Bruton

Simon Lever

Paul Dougherty

EisnerAmper LLP

Ryan Lafferty

Attolon Partners LLC

Betsy Krisher

Maher Duessel

Matthew McNelis

Baker Tilly

Matthew Melinson

Grant Thornton LLP

Lisa Myers

Boyer & Ritter LLC

Marybeth C. Olree

Herbein + Company Inc.

Jacob Peng

Robert Morris University

Kristin Seeger

Kreischer Miller

Ashley Stampone

University of Scranton

We need your support! Get involved today.