Samantha Mitchell

BAP Professional Partner Association/ State Society:
AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants)

BAP Professional Partner Representative: Samantha Mitchell, Lead Manager, Academic and Student Engagement

About the AICPA

Founded in 1887, the AICPA helps you enter the CPA profession and stay there, by connecting you to the people and information you need to succeed.

How does the AICPA do it? By advocating on your behalf to regulators, legislators and the general public, letting them know how essential CPAs are to society. It provides continuing education opportunities to make smart accounting professionals even smarter. It launches websites like to provide tips, insight and data to help you reach your CPA destination.

The AICPA also develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, so if you’ve taken it – or studied for it – you’ve seen the organization's work. It’s all part of the AICPA's plan to build accountancy’s reputation as a profession of individuals who are educated, ethical, and focused on serving the common good.

Benefits to Becoming a Member of the AICPA:

Becoming an AICPA Student Affiliate is free and gives you access to tools and resources that will help you make the most of your college years. And once you're a CPA, the AICPA will continue to support your journey with technical resources, training, networking opportunities and expert guidance. 

AICPA Student Affiliated members receive:

*The AICPA Student Affiliate membership is available for those who are part time or full time students who have not yet passed the CPA Exam.\

How to Become a Member/Student Member of the AICPA

Becoming an AICPA Student Affiliate is easy. Just go to and click on the button that says “Join AICPA”. 

About Samantha Mitchell:

Samantha received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from North Carolina State University concentrating in marketing.   She began her career with a national insurance investigations company working closely with executive leadership to provide sales, marketing and business development support. 

Samantha joined the AICPA in 2012 and is currently the Lead Manager of Academic and Student Engagement.  She currently oversees initiatives to support college students in their pursuit of the CPA license and to increase awareness of the accounting profession; including the AICPA Legacy Scholarship program, AICPA Student Affiliate membership and the ThisWayToCPA website.

Representative Contact Information:
220 Leigh Farm Rd
Durham, NC, 27707
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