BAP Professional Partner Representative:
David Lo, Senior Strategic Relations Manager

BAP Professional Partner Association/ State Society: California Society of CPAs (CalCPA)

About CalCPA

The California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) ( is a professional association of CPAs and  the nation’s largest state accounting organization. It serves more than 40,000 members in public practice, private industry, education and government. Through CalCPA Institute, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, CalCPA members provide financial literacy programs to high schools and community groups.

Benefits to Becoming a Member of CalCPA:

  • Upon confirmation of membership, students receive one FREE CalCPA Education Foundation Webcast—a $255 value!
  • FREE webcasts on hot topics for students and candidates throughout the year.
  • Access to CalCPA’s Job Board where members can  post their résumé for FREE
  • Connections to students who are CPA career-focused,   accounting educators and professional members
  • Access to information on what it takes to become a CPA and experts who can answer exam and licensing application questions
  • Exclusive discounts on CPA Exam Review courses
  • Access more than $300,000 in scholarships awarded annually
  • Access to CalCPA’s YEP Social Network Site; LinkedIn; Facebook; Twitter; and YouTube
  • Daily e-updates on news/trends impacting the CPA profession
  • Programs to sharpen leadership skills and get members ahead of the game

How to Become a Member/Student Member of CalCPA:

Student membership is FREE for any person who is a full-time or part-time undergraduate and has never been licensed as a CPA nor achieved a bachelor’s degree, by going to the express application at Graduate students pursing CPA licensure fall under the Candidate membership category and their first year is FREE, candidates can sign up at

About David Lo:

David Lo, CAE currently serves as the senior strategic relations manager at CalCPA Institute, a 501(c)3 division of the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA). The Institute’s mission includes empowering all Californians through financial literacy, promoting the CPA profession among high school and college students and career outreach to underrepresented minority populations.

David is an active member with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE). He has served on CalSAE’s government relations committee and Southern California regional council as a member at large.





Representative Contact Information:
CalCPA Institute
330 N. Brand Blvd, Suite 710
Glendale, CA 91203

Hear what our Professional Partners think about BAP!

Beta Alpha Psi is more than just a society, it's a community that fosters growth, development, leadership, and a shared passion for accounting and finance. Becoming a professional partner with Beta Alpha Psi has greatly increased our organization's engagement with high performing accounting and finance students in North Carolina and beyond. 

Teka Miller-Alston
Director of Engagement
North Carolina Association of CPAs