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Accounting Education Conference

When
June 18
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Where
Hershey Country Club
Hershey - Map it

CPE Credits
8-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $0 | Nonmember: $100


 More Information

Course No.
682900
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
Educator Only

Description

 

Highlights

Hotel Hershey

Excel Boot Camp – what students need to know after graduation
Elizabeth M. Carroll - Manager, Audit & Accounting – Kreischer Miller

NASBA – CPA Exam application process, testing experience, and most frequently asked questions
Shelly Crosby, NASBA - Associate Director of Client Services

Data Analytics - Panelists TBD
Valerie Trott Williams & Bob Kollar, Duquesne University

CPA Exam Update
Shirley Claude & Paul Wiese - Surgent CPA Review

Social Media Resources in the classroom & curriculum
Mansour Farhat - Farhat Accounting Lectures & North Hampton Community College

Communication Skills for Future CPAs
Frank Farina- Bucknell University

Why Accounting Students Are Not Going Into Public Accounting
Stephen Bates – Drexel University



Speaker(s)

Gerald Maginnis, CPA

Office Managing Partner

KPMG LLP’s Philadelphia office

As the Philadelphia Office Managing Partner (OMP), Jerry plays a key client relationship role for the office’s largest accounts. His responsibilities also include helping lead the growth and success of the firm’s audit, tax and advisory practices in Philadelphia, as well as ensuring that our clients receive exceptional service from the firm and that our partners and employees view KPMG as a great place to work and build their career. In his OMP role, Jerry coordinates KPMG’s community involvement activities and ensures our professionals are “giving back” to their communities. He also champions the firm’s diversity initiatives in Philadelphia. Previously, Jerry served as the Partner in Charge of KPMG’s Audit Practice in Pennsylvania, responsible for the audit operations of our Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Pittsburgh offices (2002 through 2008). Prior to 2002, Jerry was an audit partner serving clients principally in the Information, Communications and Entertainment line of business.

Professional Associations
Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Member, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
Education, Licenses & Certifications
BS degree in accounting from Saint Joseph’s University
Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania

Other Activities
Jerry is a member of the CEO Council for Growth and the Executive Committee the Board of Directors of The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Gwynedd Mercy College. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Union League of Philadelphia and the President of the PICPA


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