Highlighting Tomorrow's Leaders on Today's Horizon

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Leaders keep their eyes on the horizon – not just on the bottom line.” -  Warren Bennis

The FICPA is accepting nominations for the Horizon Awards, which recognize the brightest young CPAs at the forefront of our profession. Through service to our organization and their own, they are advancing the CPA profession and working to better their communities.

We will announce and feature winners in an issue of Florida CPA Today Magazine. Anyone can nominate FICPA members for this honor, and there’s no limit on the number of nominations you can submit. The submission deadline is December 1, 2017.

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Help Us See Who's on the Horizon!


**Note: You will need the nominee’s birthdate and enough background on how your nominee measures up to each of the 4 criteria.  The application can be completed through multiple sessions.

If you have questions about the nomination process or requirements, contact Jennifer Allen or Sara Schmedinghoff, Emerging Professionals Managers at emergpro@ficpa.org or (800) 342-3197, ext. 422.

Horizon Awards Nomination Rules

  • Nominees must be members of the Florida Institute of CPAs, and you can nominate yourself.
  • Nominees must be under the age of 36 as of March 1, 2018. 
  • Nominees agree to have their likeness and profile featured in an issue of Florida CPA Today Magazine.

Entries to the Horizon Awards will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Accelerating the accounting field through professional experience, leadership, entrepreneurialism and professional credentials.
  • Participation in FICPA volunteer activities, such as chapter, committee and interest-group involvement; community outreach, such as student programs and young CPA events; and media activities, such as speaking, writing or blogging.
  • Enhancing the accounting profession through non-FICPA volunteer activities, such as speaking at conferences, writing articles or holding CPE seminars.
  • Involvement in charitable activities, such as participating with civic groups that positively impact the nominee’s community.