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Professional Issues Update Webcast

CPE

When
Nov. 15
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

CPE Credits
2-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $0 | Nonmember: $50


 More Information

Course No.
778803
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None

Description

This fast-paced update provides an overview of the major trends disrupting the accounting profession. Understand where we are, where we’re going, and how you can stay ahead of the curve. Meet new PICPA CEO Jen Cryder and PICPA President Franki Aitken as they share  insights gained from the AICPA, Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy, Pennsylvania legislature, and NASBA and discuss what PICPA is doing on your behalf.



Speaker(s)

Jen is CEO of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), a professional association of more than 20,000 CPAs in Pennsylvania. Jen is only the sixth executive to serve in the role since the PICPA was founded in 1897. She is also the CEO of the Pennsylvania CPA Foundation, whose 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.

Frances A. Aitken, CPA
Chief Operating Officer
Berks County Community Foundation

Franki Aitken is chief operating officer for Berks County Community Foundation in Reading, overseeing the management of the foundation’s assets and the operations of the foundation’s building. Aitken also works with local estate and financial planners on complex estate planning functions and assists their clients with designing charitable legacies.

Franki received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Widener University. In 2014, Lehigh Valley Business gave Aitken the CFO of the Year Community Service Award and the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce and Industry selected her for the ATHENA Award, which honors professional excellence, community service, and active assistance to women in their attainment of professional excellence.

Franki is a past president of PICPA’s Reading Chapter and a current member of the Pennsylvania CPA Foundation and CPA-PAC boards. In addition to her volunteer leadership with the PICPA, Aitken is a trustee of the Law Foundation of Berks County.


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