FICPAYou Are Here:
Quick CPE Search
Women to Watch Awards
The Women to Watch Awards were created by The American Institute of CPAs to recognize outstanding women in the accounting profession and are given in two categories: Established Leaders and Emerging Leaders. Started in 2010, the FICPA Women to Watch Awards were created to focus on the outstanding women who not only shape the Florida Institute of CPAs, but also the profession.
The 2014 awards were presented by the FICPA’s Chair of the Board, Kenneth Strauss, on Friday, June 13, 2014 during the Women's Leadership Summit at the Mega CPE Conference at Disney's Contemporary Resort.
2015 Women to Watch Awards
Are you a woman to watch? Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized for her achievements and contributions to the accounting profession?
Who Will You Nominate?
Nominations for the 2015 will begin in December 2014, so please check back for more information.
Nominees must be a CPA and a member of both the FICPA and the AICPA.
A list of eligibility standards is listed below, although it should be noted that while evidence of each and every item listed under each category is not required for consideration, but nominees should have made significant contributions in at least two of the criteria listed below.Experienced Leaders
If you have questions about the nomination process, membership status, requirements, or selecting the category your nominee should be placed, contact Debra Kelly, Members Connection Manager at email@example.com or (800) 342-3197, ext. 431.
Congratulations to the 2014 Award Winners
Sheri Schultz of Fiske and Company
Schultz is an equity owner and member of the Executive Committee of Fiske and Company in Plantation. She is the firm’s director of litigation support and valuation services. As a past chair of the FICPA Business and Valuation/Litigation Committee, Schultz helped develop the Valuation and Litigation Section. A 26-year FICPA member, she has served on the Institute’s Board of Governors and currently serves on the Valuation and Litigation Conference Planning Committee. Schultz is chair of the ABV Champion Program, an AICPA initiative offering CPA/ABVs the support, structure and resources to collaborate with state societies to promote and expand the ABV credential.
Allison Harrell of Thomas Howell Ferguson, P.A.
Harrell is director, assurance services at Thomas Howell Ferguson, PA in Tallahassee. She has served as a member and as chair of the FICPA’s Young CPA Committee. Under her leadership, the FICPA furthered its recognition of the importance of developing young leaders in the CPA profession. Harrell represented Florida and the FICPA as a member of the AICPA’s inaugural Leadership Academy. She served as chair of the AICPA’s inaugural Edge Conference and recently was appointed as the youngest member of the Executive Committee of the AICPA’s Government Audit Quality Center.