Accounting Programs Leadership Group

Accounting Programs Leadership Group

2019 APLG & FSA Annual Joint Seminar
February 8 – 9, 2019
Tampa, Florida


The mission of the APLG is to stimulate excellence in accounting education through outstanding leadership of accounting programs.

Recorded sessions are available here.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Industry Leadership

Mike McGuire, Grant Thornton, LLP

Successes and Opportunities

Moderator: Uday Murthy, University of South Florida
Matthew Giovenco, KPMG
Megan Maggi, Grant Thornton
Analise Mann, EY
Katie Maugel, PwC

Rapidly Changing Skill Sets

Yvonne Hinson, AICPA

Value Proposition of the Accounting Degree

Moderator: Philip Drake, Arizona State University
Jack Cathey, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Mark Rubin, Miami University
Lauren Scioletti, Deloitte
Julie Peters, PwC

Building Flexible Curricula for a Rapidly Changing Profession

Moderator: Lindsay Donald, Vanderbilt University
Andee Hodo, Auburn University
Drew Reffett, Miami University
Christopher L. Groves, KPMG

Learning about Learning

Tal Goldhamer, EY

Providing Insights into Careers in the Industry

Moderator: Lisa Beaudoin, Institute of Management Accountants
Kim Church, University of Missouri–Kansas City
Laurie Burney, Baylor University
Kim O’Brien, Taylor White

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Students in Crisis

Greg Sommers, Southern Methodist University
Steven Smith, The University of Texas at Austin
Audrey Gramling, Oklahoma State University
Chandra Subramaniam, California State University, Northridge

Leveraging Student Organizations for Maximum Benefits

Moderator: Jennifer Cainas, University of South Florida
Margie Fiorentino, Beta Alpha Psi
Teresita Brunken, Florida International University
Maureen Butler, The University of Tampa

Motivating New Actions

Moderator: Jagadison K. Aier, George Mason University
Rebecca Shortridge, Northern Illinois University
Jon Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Michael Peters, Villanova University

Leveraging Advisory Boards and Alumni

Jeff Wilks, Brigham Young University
Jenn Maroney, Brigham Young University

Solidify Your Success: Discover and Build Your Personal Brand

Jennifer Elder, The Sustainable CFO