2022 Annual Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2022 Annual Meeting and who participated in one of the competitions! Below you will find a list of competition and award winners.

Beta Alpha Psi is grateful to all our sponsors for their contributions and support of the below competitions and recognitions.

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

Competition Winners

Best Practices - sponsored by Deloitte LLP

  • The Art of Change
    • 1st Place: University of Arkansas, Alpha Iota chapter
    • 2nd Place: University at Buffalo, Zeta Theta chapter
    • 3rd Place: California State Univesity Fullerton, Delta Beta chapter
  • The Art of Teaming
    • 1st Place: University of Technology Sydney, Upsilon Tau Sigma chapter
    • 2nd Place: Utah Valley University, Mu Pi chapter
    • 3rd Place: Portland State University, Epsilon Alpha chapter
  • The Art of Engagement
    • 1st Place: University of Central Arkansas, Theta Lambda chapter
    • 2nd Place: University of Technology Sydney, Upsilon Tau Sigma chapter
    • 3rd Place: Iowa State University, Iota Beta chapter

Project Run With It - sponsored by Moss Adams LLP

Not for Profit: ALPFA - Association of Latino Professionals for America

Team A-3

  • Rob Barnes, Idaho State University, Eta Lambda chapter
  • Christian Habkouk, The University of Sydney, Lambda Omega chapter
  • Jingwen Ou, Ithaca College, Mu Alpha chapter
  • Clare Bargender, University of Wisconsin La Crosse, Iota Upsilon chapter

Team B-5

  • Michael Cunada, University of Central Florida, Epsilon Gamma chapter
  • Elizabeth Pendlebury, University of South Florida, Delta Gamma chapter
  • Kaysten Thomas, Western Kentucky University, Eta Omicron chapter

2022 Gold Challenge - sponsored by KPMG Foundation

  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, Theta Omicron chapter

  • Florida International University, Eta Iota chapter

  • The University of Sydney, Lambda Omega chapter

  • University of Technology Sydney, Upsilon Tau Sigma chapter

  • University of South Florida, Delta Gamma chapter

2022 Superior & Distinguished Chapters sponsored by KPMG Foundation

  • Gold - 5
  • Superior - 108
  • Distinguished - 41

VITA Perseverance Award Recipients

      • Boise State University, Zeta Psi chapter
      • Creighton University, Alpha Nu chapter
      • Murray State University, Epsilon Nu chapter
      • San Francisco State University, Beta Chi chapter
      • Washington University in St. Louis, Nu Iota chapter
      • University of North Georgia, Nu Gamma chapter
      • Valdosta State University, Mu Zeta chapter

Award Winners

President's Award

Valerie Wendt

CPA Product Manager, Gleim Publications

KPMG Bernard J. Milano Lifetime Service Award

Rita Grant, Past President, 2022

EY Inclusive Leadership Award Final Round Winners

  • First place – Western Kentucky University, Eta Omicron chapter
  • Second place – The University of Sydney, Lambda Omega chapter
  • Third place – University of Massachusetts Amherst, Delta Nu chapter
  • Third place – University of Washington Bothell, Mu Psi chapter
  • Third place – Stonehill College, Mu Omega chapter

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

Education:

Dr. Ron Tilden, Professor Emeritus, School of Business - University of Washington Bothell
Nominated by University of Washington Bothell, Mu Psi chapter (award presented virtually)

Professional Services:

Emily Signorelli - Director, Brown Edwards
Nominated by Marshall University, Kappa Phi chapter (award presented in-person)

Industry and Government:

Jeffrey S. Sallet - Investigations & Compliance Partner, EY, Forensic & Integrity Services
Nominated by the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Delta Nu chapter (award presented in-person)  

Medal of Inspiration Award - sponsored by the AICPA

Stephanie Ruiz, University of Miami, Beta Xi chapter

2022 Outstanding Dean Award Video

Dean Michael B. Hargis, Ph.D., College of Business, University of Central Arkansas, Theta Lambda chapter

Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award - sponsored by RSM US LLP

  • Eddie Nabors, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Delta Chi chapter
  • Benjamin Silliman, St. John's University Staten Island, Kappa Zeta chapter
  • Xiaoyan Cheng, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Gamma Kappa chapter
  • Thomas Hayes, University of Arkansas, Alpha Iota chapter

Congratulations to all the winners!


Hear what our Professional Partners think about BAP!

BAP provides a unique opportunity for students to connect with peers and a variety of employers, all while developing their business skillset. Through the vast networking and learning events, community service projects, leadership opportunities, presentations, and case competitions, BAP sets the bar at successfully preparing students for their transition into the workforce [and beyond].

Silke Olsen
Moss Adams