The Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, established in 1901, is a “community of success” where CPAs and accounting and finance professionals turn to cultivate their professional growth. We exist to help our members CONNECT in strategic ways to each other and the broader business community, PROTECT their professional interests, and ACHIEVE in their careers through state of the art learning and resources. The MACPA represents more than 8,000 accounting and finance professionals in the state of Maryland and beyond. Although the state of Maryland holds a relatively small footprint, through MACPA’s subsidiary, The Business Learning Institute, the MACPA enjoys international thought leadership.
Free student membership in the MACPA offers the following opportunities:
All student pursuing a degree in accounting and planning a career as a CPA are invited to join MACPA as a student member. To join, visit: https://www.macpa.org/for-students/
Lauren McDonough joined the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) in 2013, following her graduation from West Virginia University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. Lauren developed a passion for working with students in hopes of making an impact on the future of the accounting profession through various student initiatives.
Lauren has been actively involved in programs and initiatives aimed at fostering the growth and development of aspiring accountants. She has worked with students, in elementary school, middle school, high school and college, providing them with guidance, mentorship, and resources to help them navigate their accounting education and prepare for successful careers in the field. Lauren recognizes the importance of early engagement and has played a role in establishing partnerships with educational institutions, connecting students with internships, and facilitating networking opportunities for students to connect with leaders in the accounting profession.
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