BAP Professional Partner Representative:
Steve Matzke, Senior Director of External Relations

BAP Professional Partner Association/State Society: American Accounting Association

About the American Accounting Association:

The American Accounting Association is the largest community of accountants in academia. Founded in 1916, it has a rich and reputable history built on leading-edge research and publications. The diversity of our membership creates a fertile environment for collaboration and innovation. Collectively, we shape the future of accounting through teaching, research and a powerful network, ensuring our position as thought leaders in accounting.

Benefits to Becoming a Member of the American Accounting Association:

The American Accounting Association provides members access to a broad selection of quality publications, including The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, and Issues in Accounting Education, through the AAA Digital Library, timely meeting announcements and calls for submissions through the AAA website:, extensive career advice and one free resume posting per year through the Career Center:, as well as networking opportunities and a broad spectrum of resources for teaching, research and practice.

How to Become a Member/Student Member of the American Accounting Association:

Student membership in the American Accounting Association is available to all full-time students. Student dues start at an affordable $35 per year and include electronic subscriptions to all three Association-wide journals, The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons and Issues in Accounting Education. Optional special interest section memberships are available starting at just $6 per section. Student members may attend national, section, and regional AAA meetings, often at discounted registration fees, and can purchase Association publications at discounted member prices.

About Steve Matzke:

Steve Matzke is the Senior Director of External Relations for the American Accounting Association (AAA).  Steve works closely with the CEO, Dr. Yvonne Hinson, and the AAA Professional Staff to increase relations with existing external partners and sponsors, as well as expand partnerships.  Steve assists the volunteer leadership of the AAA’s 17 Sections and 7 Regions to support their efforts related to identifying funding and sponsorship opportunities. He also leads fundraising and grant identification efforts for the AAA and its membership. Steve has over 20 years of experience in accounting academic program development and management. He served as Director of Faculty and University Initiatives for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Prior to joining the AICPA, Steve worked for the University of Notre Dame in their Master of Science in Accountancy program.




Representative Contact Information:
American Accounting Association
9009 Town Center Parkway
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

Hear what our Professional Partners think about BAP!

Beta Alpha Psi students are the future leaders of the profession, and their involvement with the organization demonstrates their dedication to excellence. The Illinois CPA Society has many student ambassadors who are also involved with BAP, and we value the opportunity to collaborate to share important resources and support more students throughout their journey to becoming a CPA.

Elizabeth Anderson
Illinois CPA Society