2023 Annual Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2023 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.

Competition Winners

Best Practices - sponsored by Deloitte LLP

  • Reimagine Leadership & Collaboration
    • 1st Place: Ohio Northern University, Mu Delta chapter
    • 2nd Place: Monash University, Xi Epsilon chapter
    • 3rd Place: University of South Florida, Delta Gamma chapter
  • Reimagine Community Service
    • 1st Place: University at Buffalo, Zeta Theta chapter
    • 2nd Place: Salisbury University, Iota Pi chapter
    • 3rd Place: Monash University, Xi Epsilon chapter
  • Reimagine Career Aspirations
    • 1st Place: Swinburne University of Technology, Xi Sigma chapter
    • 2nd Place: University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Delta Omicron chapter
    • 3rd Place: University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Eta Alpha chapter

Project Run With It - sponsored by Moss Adams LLP

Opportunity Village - Case A 

Team 2

  • Kate Dittman, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Gamma Kappa chapter
  • Madison Kuntz, Univeristy of Arkansas, Alpha Iota chapter
  • Greg Oh, Seattle University, Delta Eta chapter
  • Peter Zamora, Swinburne University of Technology, Xi Sigma chapter

Opportunity Village - Case B

Team 6

    • Claren Dunn, Boise State University, Zeta Psi chapter
    • Utkarsh Maini, Ithaca College, Mu Alpha chapter
    • Sara McGinnis, Western Illinois University, Zeta Beta chapter
    • Jennifer Smith, Georgia Southern University, Zeta Delta chapter

S.A.F.E. House

Team 5

    • Mitchell Dorling, Monash University, Xi Epsilon chapter
    • Mansi Ghela, Valdosta State University, Mu Zeta chapter
    • Seth Turman, Texas State University, Kappa Eta chapter

2023 Community Impact Day Recognition

Funnel Awesomeness Award Winners

  • Boise State University, Zeta Psi chapter
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Delta Chi chapter

School Supply Kit Fundraiser Challenge Winner

  • Florida Gulf Coast University, Mu Lambda chapter

2023 Gold Challenge - sponsored by KPMG Foundation

Western Kentucky University, Eta Omicron chapter

The University of Alabama, Alpha Beta chapter

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Florida International University, Eta Iota chapter

Monash University, Xi Epsilon chapter

The University of Sydney, Lambda Omega chapter

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University of South Florida, Delta Gamma chapter

University of Central Arkansas, Theta Lambda chapter

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Boise State University, Zeta Psi chapter 

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Salisbury University, Iota Pi chapter 

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University of Technology Sydney, Upsilon Tau Sigma chapter 

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        • Gold - 10
        • Superior - 123
        • Distinguished - 29

Award Winners

President's Award

  • Danielle Bradley, MGOCPAs
  • McKenzie Gravitt, CPA, Hershey Milton School
  • Bonnie Villarreal, former Project Run With It coordinator and former advisor, Utah State University, Delta Omega chapter

EY Inclusive Leadership Award Final Round Winners

  • First place – The University of Sydney, Lambda Omega chapter
  • Second place – Seattle University, Delta Eta chapter
  • Third place – Stonehill College, Mu Omega chapter
  • Third place – University of Massachusetts Amherst, Delta Nu chapter
  • Third place – University of Nevada Las Vegas, Theta Omicron chapter

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

Education:

Dr. Anthony Bucaro, Case Western Reserve, Pi chapter (award presented virtually)

Link to virtual award presentation: https://vimeo.com/848107759

Professional Services:

April M. Stokes, CPA, Shareholder, Merki & Associates, P.C.
Nominated by the University of North Texas, Beta Pi chapter (award presented in-person)

Industry and Government:

Michael Van De Loo, CPA, Managing Director, Andersen
Nominated by Manhattan College, Lambda Pi chapter (award presented in-person)  

Medal of Inspiration Award - sponsored by the AICPA & CIMA

Alyssa Gorman, Western Kentucky University, Eta Omicron chapter

2023 Outstanding Dean Award 

Dean Michael Hartline, Ph.D., Florida State University, Beta Rho chapter

Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award - sponsored by RSM US LLP

  • Rose Hu, University at Buffalo, Zeta Theta chapter
  • Jennifer Cainas, University of South Florida, Delta Gamma chapter
  • Rachel Gambol, The University of Tampa, Lambda Beta chapter
  • Ann Stott, Ohio University, Alpha Kappa chapter

Dean's List Award Winners

  • Marshall Barbosa, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Xi Phi chapter
  • Karla Martinez, The University of Memphis, Gamma Chi chapter

VITA Awards

Small Chapters - Return Preparation

  • Washington State University Vancouver, Nu Theta chapter

Small Chapters – Volunteerism

  • Marshall University, Kappa Phi chapter
  • San Francisco State University, Beta Chi chapter
  • Washington University in St. Louis, Nu Iota chapter
  • Valdosta State University, Mu Zeta chapter

Mid-level Chapters – Return Preparation

  • California State University Long Beach, Gamma Omega chapter

Mid-level Chapters – Volunteerism

  • Creighton University, Alpha Nu chapter

Large Chapters – Return Preparation

  • California State University Northridge, Epsilon Chi chapter

Large Chapters – Volunteerism

  • SUNY Oswego, Lambda Zeta chapter

2023 VITA Return Preparation Recipients

  • Grand Valley State University, Kappa Beta chapter
  • Wichita State University, Epsilon Tau chapter
  • Utah State University, Delta Omega chapter
  • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Xi Phi chapter
  • University of Oregon, Beta chapter
  • University of North Georgia, Mu Gamma chapter
  • University of Michigan – Dearborn, Kappa Sigma chapter
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe, Eta Sigma chapter
  • University of Kentucky, Alpha Mu chapter
  • Colorado State University, Gamma Tau chapter
  • University of Central Missouri, Iota Mu chapter
  • University of Central Arkansas, Theta Lambda Chapter
  • Tennessee State University, Mu Theta chapter
  • Temple University, Alpha Phi chapter

Congratulations to all the winners!


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