Firm Ambassadors

PICPA Firm Ambassadors are an elite group of young professionals who serve as a link between their firms, their professional networks, and the PICPA. Appointed by the PICPA, Firm Ambassadors are trained and equipped with resources to help them serve as leaders and foster connections within their firms and professional networks.
Meet the 2021 Firm Ambassadors

Benefits for the Firm Ambassador

  • Recognition as a leader within your firm and your professional community
  • Exclusive insight on PICPA initiatives and events
  • Recognition from your firm's managing partner and executive staff
  • Exclusive networking opportunities with industry leaders and peers
  • Recognition at various local and statewide events
  • Opportunities to influence the value of PICPA membership for you and your organization and enhance the vitality of the profession

PICPA members at event.
"I've really enjoyed participating in the program and being more involved with the PICPA. I think it is great for gaining leadership experience for those at my professional level, and appreciate that it could open doors to future opportunities with this organization or otherwise within the profession." - Hannah Maust, CPA

Benefits for the Firm Ambassador's Employer

  • Promotion of your firm's participation in PICPA's Firm Sponsored Membership Program and heightened awareness of PICPA membership as an employee benefit
  • A stronger relationship between your firm and PICPA
  • Promotion of your firm's investment in furthering employees’ professional and personal development through PICPA membership and related benefits 
  • Opportunities to identify future leaders at your firm

"We are always looking for leadership avenues for our team and the Firm Ambassador program is a welcome addition. Having one of our seniors promote the PICPA has given a fresh perspective to the activities. The graphics and information templates provided are very visually appealing as well." – Betsy Krisher, CPA, CGMA – President, Maher Duessel

Commitments as a Firm Ambassador

  • Two-year term
  • Promote upcoming PICPA events, programs, and opportunities to firm colleagues
  • Attend PICPA events (virtual or in-person) and bring firm colleagues with you
  • Share continuous feedback and ideas to ensure the relevancy and vitality of the Firm Ambassador program
  • Attend regular check-in calls with the Firm Ambassador group
  • Schedule or conduct new-hire orientation and intern training programs to introduce this group to the benefits of PICPA membership (The presentation will be provided by the PICPA)
  • Be equipped to convey PICPA's mission and vision

Requirements

  • PICPA membership in good standing (Candidate for Admission or CPA Member)
  • Senior level or higher at your firm 

Interested in becoming a PICPA Firm Ambassador or nominating a deserving colleague? Contact Allie Peplau at apeplau@picpa.org or (267) 675-6246 for more information.