The Scholarship Foundation Board of Trustees serves our mission and the future of the profession.

Voting members of the Board of Trustees serve a 3 year term, with a maximum of five (5) terms or fifteen (15) years total. In order to serve on the FICPA Scholarship Foundation Board, the Foundation’s Articles of Incorporation require all Board members to become at least a Life Member of the Foundation.

The Board of Trustees holds two required in-person meetings per year. Board members are expected to serve on at least one Foundation Committee and one fundraising event Committee. Committee assignments are based on the interests of board members.


Current Board

 

President
David Cumberland
Kerkering, Barberio & Compan
President Elect
Alan West
University of Florida
Vice President
Will Quilliam
Florida Southern College
Vice President
Bill Moore
Penservco, Inc 
Secretary-Treasurer
Deborah Curry
Florida Institute of CPAs 
 Staff Representative
Jan Dobson
Florida Institute of CPAs 
 

 

Trustees

 

Amy Santos
State College of Florida
Paola Suarez
South Florida Business Banking-Chase
Monte Kane
Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra, LLC
 Jose Valiente
Trustee Emeritus
Candy Kessel
Suplee, Shea, Cramer & Rocklein, PA
Karen Vergara
Allgen Financial Advisors
Pat Patterson, Jr.
Patterson CPA Group, Inc.
Mike Pender, Jr
Trustee Emeritus
Cavanaugh & Co, CPA, LLP
Elizabeth Manso
Elizabeth D. Manso, CPA, PA
Jill Carlton
Jill Carlton, CPA, PLLC
 Jack Niles, Jr
Niles, Kight & Company, PLLC
 Mia Thomas
Trustee Emeritus
Florida Institute of CPAs
Ashley Fagan
KPMG LLP
Clarece Nash Marty Prague
Trustee Emeritus
Charles Gund, Jr
Trustee Emeritus
Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund, CPAs
George Gulisano
Florida Skin Center
Bethany Carr
Kerkering, Barberio & Company
George Shierling
Trustee Emeritus
Shierling & Kelton, CPA, PA
Ira Herschbein
Reed & Company, CPAs
Celina Jozsi
Florida Southern College
Jason Chorlins
Kaufman, Rossin & Co, PA
Rick Smith Gary Margolis
Callaghan & Margolis, C.P.A.’s
Mamie Davis
Mamie L. Davis, PA
Steve Morrison
Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra, LLC
Ron Thompkins
Trustee Emeritus
BCA Watson Rice LLP
Mike Bloom
Trustee Emeritus
Michael I. Bloom, CPA, PA
Robin Knuth Carshena Allison
BCA Watson Rice LLP
Tom Torres
Trustee Emeritus
Lucas, Herndon, Hyers & Pennywitt
Brandon Perry
Past President – Current
Raposa Perry Young, LLC
Pat Gallagher
Trustee Emeritus
Natherson & Company, PA
Chuck Riggs, III
Morgan Stanley
Jason Klein
Jason H. Klein PA
 Jeff Greene
Trustee Emeritus
Jeffrey H. Greene, CPA, PA
Ken Strauss
Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants, LLP
 

Interested in serving on the Board of Trustees? Contact us.

Jan Dobson

Senior Director, Scholarship Foundation
jan@ficpa.org
(800) 342-3197 x380
 

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