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        AL Society of CPAs Student Summit (10/29/20)

        September 3, 2020 By Colby Lakas

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        The ASCPA is hosting a “Student Summit” on Thursday, October 29th from 1-4 pm. The Summit will include roundtable discussions with CPAs, business leaders, and students. Professionals from across the country will discuss a broad range of subjects, all of which are designed to prepare our students become future CPAs. We will have a total of eight roundtables, which will last approximately 15 minutes each. We will end the day with a keynote address by Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, past chair of the AICPA.

        2020 ASCPA Student Summit Agenda

        1:00 – 3:00 pm, Roundtable Discussions

        Roundtable topics:

        • Social Media Presence – Kari Wolfe with Avizo Group
        • Building your Resume – Charles Baughman with ITAC Solutions
        • CPA Exam Mechanics – Ashley Stephens with Becker & Ryan Hirsch with Surgent
        • Value of Membership Organizations – Maunda Land with Land Consultants
        • Virtual Communications in 2020 (email communications, interview tips & networking) – Jennifer Neal with KPMG & Heather Russell with BMSS
        • Backpack to Briefcase (the transition) – Dr. Florence Holland with AICPA
        • The 5th Year – Dr. Lane with AUM & Andee Hodo with Auburn University
        • Working with a Diverse Team – Boomer Consulting


        3:00 – 4:00 pm, Keynote Speaker, Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA


        The event will be hosted using the Career Fair + app.
        Please email Mrs. Lakas ( to confirm your interest in attending.