March 29-30, 2019
Cincinnati, OH
Theme: Inspiring Future Leaders to Leave a Legacy of Excellence

Join us in Cincinnati, Ohio for the 2019 Beta Alpha Psi Midwest Regional Meeting. The meeting includes a keynote speaker, an alumni panel, presentations on chapter operations, the best practices competition, and presentations by successful professionals. This meeting offers unlimited opportunities for professional development, networking with professionals and other students, honing leadership skills, and sharing valuable ideas about chapter operations and best practices. Bradley University and Western Michigan University look forward to hosting you! 

The Best Practices competition sponsored by Deloitte is an excellent way to display and develop your professional skills. The deadline to submit these abstracts is Friday, January 25th, 2019 by 4 PM CST

Chapter Operations:

  1. Topics
    1. Keeping members active (service and professional meetings)
    2. Award winners (Gold, PRWI, Best Practices)
    3. Essential skills 
    4. Building and maintaining a strong alumni base

For chapters who wish to present in Chapter Operations: Chapter Operations Abstract Form. The due date is January 25, 2019.

We will be collecting school pennants at the regional meetings to create a wall of schools at the 2019 Annual Meeting. There will be a drop-off box at registration.

We look forward to seeing you there!



Friday, March 29 - Saturday, March 30, 2019

Registration Fees

 $110  Early Bird Registration Rate until March 1, 2019
 $125  Regular Registration Rate from March 2 - 15, 2019
 $175   Late Registration Rate after March 15, 2019  / Onsite Registration Rate 


Cancellation policy: Cancellations made prior to Friday, March 15, 2019, will be refunded. Cancellations received after this date and no-shows will not be refunded. If you encounter an emergency, please contact the conference planner at and the request will be forwarded to the Executive Director for refund approval. 

Friday, March 29



 11:00am - 5:45pm  Registration
 1:00pm - 1:30pm  Opening Session
 1:30pm - 2:15pm  Plenary Keynote
 2:15pm - 2:45pm   Refreshment Break
 2:45pm - 5:45pm  Leadership Activity
 2:45pm - 4:45pm  Faculty Advisor Round Table
 5:45pm - 6:15pm  Professional Partners and Best Practices Judges Meeting


Saturday, March 30



 7:30am - 8:30am  Attendee Breakfast
 7:30am - 8:30am  Breakfast for Faculty Advisors with Chapter Advocate, Board and Professional Partners
 8:30am - 10:30am  Best Practices Presentations (Sponsored by Deloitte)
 10:30am - 11:00am  Beverage Break
 11:00am - 12:00pm  Chapter Operations
 12:00pm - 1:00pm  Attendee Lunch
 12:00pm - 1:00pm  Lunch for Chapter Presidents, Chapter Advocate, Board and Professional Partners
 1:00pm - 2:00pm  Professional Sessions/Alumni Sessions
 2:05pm - 3:05pm  Professional Sessions/Alumni Sessions
 3:15pm - 3:30pm  Closing Session
 3:30pm  Conference Adjourns

Hotel Accommodations

Meeting Hotel and Accomodations:

Westin Cincinnati
21 E. 5th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Single/Double- $149 + 17.5% tax
Triple- $159 + 17.5% tax
Quad- $169 +17.5% tax

Reservations Phone: 513.621.7700*

To make reservations online, please click here

Hotel Cutoff Date: Friday, March 8, 2019

*To receive the group rate, please indicate that you are part of the 2019 Beta Alpha Psi Midwest Regional Conference. 

Westin Cincinnati Website


Self-parking is $21 per day per vehicle


For estimated taxi/shuttle costs, please click here.
For driving instructions, please click here


Things to Do

Cincinnati has much to offer visitors; check out the Cincinnati Art Museum, learn about the Underground Railroad and the struggle for freedom at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, or stop by the shops at Newport on the Levee. Find out more here:


For area attractions, please click here.


Alfonzo D. Alexander, MBA, CPC 

Alfonzo Alexander serves as Chief Relationship Officer of NASBA and President of NASBA’s Center for the Public Trust (CPT). As Chief Relationship Officer, Alexander leads the Office of Relationship Development, where he provides strategic leadership to NASBA’s Communications, Marketing, and Meetings Departments. He also oversees the leadership development, employee engagement activities, diversity and ethics compliance for the organization, while facilitating special projects working with the CEO.

Alexander became President of the CPT in January 2012. As the CPT President, Alexander leads this ethics and leadership organization’s day-to-day operations and the growing number of CPT programs. Under his leadership, the CPT has established new partnerships and built programs on nearly 100 college and university campuses across the United States, established Ethical Leadership Certification and Training Programs, and grown its Being a Difference Award Program.  

Alexander joined NASBA in 2006 as a Staff Director and Vice President of the CPT. In his early years at NASBA, he led several special projects and developed the CPT strategic plan. Prior to joining NASBA, Alexander served as the Regional Manager & Managing Director for the Southeast Region of INROADS, Inc. where he led operations and business development in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. He joined INROADS as Managing Director of its Memphis office and experienced progressive growth throughout his tenure there. Before joining INROADS, Alexander held several leadership positions in operations management and human resources at the Quaker Oats Company. 

In 2015, Alexander rebranded his consultancy to Proventus Leadership Group, LLC. Through this business, Alexander and his team provide leadership and strategic business consulting and training services for companies throughout the United States.

Alexander is a business school graduate of Tennessee Tech University. He also earned an MBA from Lipscomb University, and completed an Executive Leadership Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also certified through several organizations as a facilitator and is a certified professional coach through Coach Training Alliance. In 2017, he received the Distinguished Alumni award from Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business. 

Alexander has a passion for working in the community. He is a member of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. Currently, he serves as on the audit and executive committees of the board of directors for the Memorial Foundation. He is the Immediate Past-Chairman of the board for the 100 Black Men of Middle TN. He is a graduate of Leadership Nashville. Because of his commitment to education, Alexander serves on the Board of Visitors for the Lipscomb University College of Business, the International Board of Governors of Beta Gamma Sigma, Metropolitan Nashville Public Education Foundation, and the Sponsor Advisory Group for the PhD Project. Additionally, Alexander is a board member for the New Level Community Development Corporation, Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Middle TN (Past Chairman), Youth Encouragement Services (Advisory Board & Past President), and is a former member of the Metropolitan Nashville Sports Authority Board of Directors.

Attending Professional Partners 

Firm/Organization Professional Partner
 AGA  Louise Burnette
 EY  Paige Sacks
 Fifth Third Bank  Nick Milazzo
 ICPAS  Elizabeth Anderson
 IMA   Jodi Ryan
 NASBA  Alfonzo Alexander
 PwC  Julie Peters
 RSM US LLP  Matt Kessler



NEW Service Activity! This year, we will be partnering with the Foundation for Hospital Art. This organization’s mission is to give comfort and hope to those who suffer in hospitals by providing artwork at no cost to hospitals. All students, faculty advisors and professional partners are encouraged to stop by the registration area to paint on pre-drawn, color coded canvases. No artistic experience is needed! Once completed, all canvases will be donated to hospitals.  

Contact the Event Organizer

Hear what our Professional Partners think about BAP!

Beta Alpha Psi provides accounting, finance and MIS students an avenue to connect with their peers and established professionals early in their career. Participation in BAP allows students to learn first-hand that no matter what professional path they choose, there’s a CPA for that. A career in the accounting profession offers unparalleled opportunity to work throughout the world, in any industry. The AICPA supports students along their journey to CPA by providing resources each step of the way.

Amy Merletti