Business Information Professional of the Year

Sponsored by IMA

Deadline: Friday, January 27, 2023, by 11:59 PM EDT


Beta Alpha Psi annually presents the Business Information Professional of the Year (BIPOY) award to one professional in each of the following segments: education; industry & government; and professional services. Beta Alpha Psi chapters provide the nominations for this award to honor their own outstanding alumni members or honorary members. Award winners are recognized at the Beta Alpha Psi Annual Meeting.


The nominating chapters of the winning BIPOY recipient in the three categories will each receive a monetary award of $2,000.


The candidate must have: Affected a great number of lives (provide examples of pertinent personal and professional activities). 
Contributed to his/her profession internationally/regionally/locally as evidenced by: 
A.position within the accounting, finance and information systems professions; of participation in professional affairs and associations;  

Nomination Process

Chapters must complete a nomination form. A resume may be typed or pasted into the document. Submitting a nomination for Business Information Professional of the Year counts as one activity under Reaching Out Activities.  
The nomination form will ask for:
  1. Basic nominee information (degree earned, professional certifications, interests/activities/hobbies, principal current civic/community affiliations, current offices held in civic/community organizations, professional/community service awards received in the last 3 years)
  2. Supporting statement (850 word count) and current resume
  3. Chapter information

Award/Competition Process

Winners are chosen by the Beta Alpha Psi Professional Partners.


For more information please contact the Beta Alpha Psi Executive Office at

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