2020 Annual Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended the Live Virtual Annual Meeting and who participated in one of the competitions! Below you will find a list of competition and award winners, as well as pre-recorded videos of award winners.

To learn more about Beta Alpha Psi's Giving Back in the Next 100 Initative, click here.

To view the 2020 Annual Meeting Chapter Operations presentations, click here.

To view the Professional Partner Pre-Recorded Sessions, click here.

Competition Winners

Best Practices - sponsored by Deloitte LLP

  • Innovation
    • 1st Place: The University of Sydney, Lambda Omega chapter
    • 2nd Place: University of Arkansas, Alpha Iota chapter
    • 3rd Place: California State University Fullerton, Delta Beta chapter
  • Enagement
    • 1st Place: University of Nevada Las Vegas, Theta Omicron chapter
    • 2nd Place: University of Technology Sydney, Upsilon Tau Sigma chapter
    • 3rd Place: Seattle University, Delta Eta chapter
  • Impact
    • 1st Place: University of Wisconsin Whitewater, Epsilon Rho chapter
    • 2nd Place: Monash University, Xi Epsilon chapter
    • 3rd Place: Washington State University, Delta Epsilon chapter

Best Practices - 1st place videos

Innovation

  • 1st Place: The University of Sydney, Lambda Omega chapter

Enagement

  • 1st Place: University of Nevada Las Vegas, Theta Omicron chapter

Impact

  • 1st Place: University of Wisconsin Whitewater, Epsilon Rho chapter

Project Run With It - sponsored by Moss Adams LLP

Team A5

  • Kyle Shamburger, University of Texas at Tyler, Mu Kappa chapter
  • Madison Rhoton, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Alpha Lambda chapter
  • Amy Lin, Middle Tennessee State University, Zeta Gamma chapter
  • Erin Kueter, University of South Dakota, Theta Upsilon chapter

Team B3

  • Laura Minton, University of Arkansas, Alpha Iota chapter
  • Rebecca Heidt, Iowa State University, Iota Beta chapter
  • Carolina Blank, Loyola University Maryland, Eta Upsilon chapter

Team C4

  • Jaskaran Singh, Monash University, Xi Epsilon chapter
  • David Fornito, University of Melbourne, Xi Lambda chapter
  • Richard FitzGerald, The University of Sydney, Lambda Omega chapter

2020 Gold Challenge - sponsored by KPMG Foundation

  • The University of Sydney, Lambda Omega chapter

  • Monash University, Xi Epsilon chapter

  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, Theta Omicron chapter

  • University of Arkansas, Alpha Iota chapter

  • University of Utah, Epsilon Xi chapter

  • Bradley University, Zeta Lambda chapter

  • University of Technology Sydney, Upsilon Tau Sigma chapter

  • University of South Florida, Delta Gamma chapter

  • Florida International University, Eta Iota chapter

  • Western Kentucky University, Eta Omicron chapter

Grant Thornton Ethics Semifinalists - Competition suspended for 2020

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, Delta Nu chapter
  • North Carolina A&T State University, Zeta Sigma chapter
  • Seattle University, Delta Eta chapter
  • Case Western Reserve University, Pi chapter
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, Theta Omicron chapter
  • University of Technology Sydney, Upsilon Tau Sigma chapter and The University of Sydney, Lambda Omega chapter
  • Monash University, Xi Epsilon chapter
  • Pace University, Iota Lambda chapter
  • Kent State University, Beta Psi chapter
  • The University of Tampa, Lambda Beta chapter

EY Inclusive Leadership Award First Round Winners (Deadline for Second Round submissions moved to October 15 due to COVID-19 crisis)

  • Case Western Reserve University, Pi chapter
  • The University of Melbourne, Xi Lambda chapter and Monash University, Xi Epsilon chapter
  • Truman State University, Kappa Nu chapter
  • Western Kentucky University, Eta Omicron chapter
  • Grand Valley State University, Kappa Beta chapter
  • The University of Sydney, Lambda Omega chapter
  • University of Connecticut, Epsilon Lambda chapter
  • The University of Tampa, Lambda Beta chapter
  • Kent State University, Beta Psi chapter
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, Delta Nu chapter

VITA Participants

  • Boise State University, Zeta Psi chapter
  • California State University Fresno, Gamma Omicron chapter
  • California State University Long Beach, Gamma Omega chapter
  • Colorado State University, Gamma Tau chapter
  • Creighton University, Alpha Nu chapter
  • Grand Valley State University, Kappa Beta chapter
  • Middle Tennessee State University, Zeta Gamma chapter
  • Murray State University, Epsilon Nu chapter
  • Oregon State University, Epsilon chapter
  • Portland State University, Epsilon Alpha chapter
  • Rowan University, Xi Theta chapter
  • San Francisco State University, Beta Chi chapter
  • The University of Akron, Gamma Eta chapter
  • University at Buffalo, Zeta Theta chapter
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, Delta Nu chapter
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Epsilon Pi chapter
  • University of North Georgia, Nu Gamma chapter
  • University of Oregon, Beta chapter
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Eta Kappa chapter
  • Utah Valley University, Mu Pi chapter
  • Valdosta State University, Mu Zeta chapter
  • Washington University in St. Louis, Nu Iota chapter
  • Western Washington University, Theta Phi chapter

 

Award Winners

President's Award

Paul Wiese, Surgent Professional Education

 

Business Information Professional of the Year (BIPOY) - sponsored by IMA

Education:

Dr. L. Howard Godfrey, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Nominated by University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Eta Alpha Chapter

Professional Services:

Ann M. Puckett, Partner and Tax Director, BKD LLP
Nominated by Western Kentucky University, Eta Omicron Chapter

Industry and Government:

Hafiz Chandiwala, Executive Vice President, CAO, CFO, Coca-Cola Bottling Company 
Nominated by University of Alabama at Birmingham, Delta Chi Chapter

 

Medal of Inspiration Award - sponsored by the AICPA

Joyce Chung, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Eta Alpha chapter

 

Outstanding Dean Award

Dr. Marc Rubin, Miami University

 

Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award - sponsored by RSM US LLP

  • Steven S. Mezzio, Pace University, Iota Lambda Chapter
  • Tammy S. Perri, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Theta Omicron Chapter
  • Janine Coupe, The University of Sydney, Lambda Omega Chapter
  • Jason Stanfield, Ball State University, Zeta Omega Chapter

 


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As a company, having been in the exam review space for over 45 years and myself, personally, having been involved with students and CPA review for over 20, we value Beta Alpha Psi students because we know they are the future of the accounting profession. Their commitment to excellence and service shows that the future of the accounting profession is bright. We are excited to play a small role in their achievements & successes.

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