Business Information Professional of the Year

Sponsored by IMA

Deadline: Monday, April 1, 2024, 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;
B. degree 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!

As the global association for investment management professionals, the vision of CFA Institute is to serve all finance professionals seeking investment management-related education, knowledge, professional development, connection, or inspiration. We are pleased to work with Beta Alpha Psi to help students explore and prepare for a career in the investment management industry.

Merridith Kauten
CFA Institute