Lisa has worked for the AICPA for fifteen years. She began on the Finance team and then transitioned to the Academic and Career Awareness team. She was administrator for the Federation of Schools of Accountancy (FSA), a national membership organization whose mission is to promote and support high quality accredited graduate level accounting programs. In this role, Lisa managed membership, student awards and coordinated rebranding efforts and a recent website refresh. She also managed the budgets for the Academic and Career Awareness team and the Diversity and Inclusion team. Lisa has worked as Manager - Chapter Services for Beta Alpha Psi for nine years.
Lisa holds bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and Economics and in Accounting from High Point University and an MBA from Pfeiffer University. Lisa is past president of the AICPA Toastmasters Club and has achieved Advanced Communicator Bronze status. Lisa has earned the AICPA Not for Profit Certificates I and II, AICPA Data Analytics Certificates, AICPA Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University. Lisa recently earned her 500 hour yoga teacher certification. She is a native of North Carolina and enjoys traveling and reading.
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.