Our Professional Partners

What Professional Partners do for BAP:

  • Provide financial support through annual member fees which subsidize the mid-year and annual meetings each year
  • Individual representatives deliver presentations and secure speakers for meetings.
  • Representatives function as judges for the annual Best Practices competition, review nominations and select winners of the Business Information Professional of the Year awards

What Professional Partners do for Student Members and Faculty Advisors:

  • Network with student members and faculty advisors to provide input, counsel and advice regarding careers in the areas of Accounting, Finance, Business Analytics and Digital Technology
  • Many Professional Partner organizations and associations sponsor student chapter and faculty advisor awards each year

Interested in Becoming a Professional Partner?

  • To learn more about becoming a Professional Partner, click here for information about the benefits, role and responsibilities.

For questions or to become a Professional Partner contact Margaret Fiorentino.


Jodi Ryan
Professional Partners Chair, Institute of Management Accountants
Jeremy Carrine
Professional Partners Chair-elect, Deloitte LLP
Cindy Stanley
Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance (AFWA)
Kyra Nichols
Association of Government Accountants (AGA)
Edwin Gonzalez
Steve Matzke
American Accounting Association
Rachel Booth
Ebony Zayzay
Becker Professional Education
Sarah Turcotte
Anthony Takyi
Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ)
David Lo
California Society of CPAs
Merridith Kauten
CFA Institute
Wanda McClenahan
CFA Institute
Zach Yarnell
Deloitte LLP
Alex Miller
Dana Lane
Kayla Churchey Lively
Fifth Third Bank
Michael Whitmire
Valerie Wendt
Gleim Exam Prep
Missy Heusinger
Grant Thornton LLP
Keryn Chalmers
International Association for Accounting Education and Research
Nicole Huie
The Institute of Internal Auditors
Tyler Skelton
Institute of Management Accountants
Ali Paul
Indiana CPA Society
Jennifer Neal
Rebekah Brown, CPA
Maryland Association of CPAs
Ray Ruiz
Mazars USA
Leanne Lutkus
Moss Adams LLP
Shailan Patel
MYOB, New Zealand
Tricia Andrews
MYOB, Australia
Jasmine Jenkins
The NASBA Center for the Public Trust
Sarah Jordan
Amy Kraft
Matt Kessler
Elizabeth Hannaman
Republic Services
Heather Morgan
Republic Services
Kelly Cure
Ryan Hirsch
Surgent Professional Education
Ayesha Hawkins
Texas Society of CPAs
Blane Ruschak
The PhD Project
Janill Briones-Lopez
Chad Wadley
Benjamin Warren
Washington Society of CPAs
Victoria Spencer
Wipfli LLP
Sarah Bleeker

Hear what our Professional Partners think about BAP!

MACPA’s purpose is leading our profession, Maryland first, in transforming the world and making a positive impact. We seek to Connect, Protect and help the CPA-led profession Achieve success. With this in mind, we partner with BAP, it’s leadership, students, educators and fellow professional partners, because we believe in the power of collaboration and the importance of community. BAP students are our future leaders and together our future is brighter and stronger.

Rebekah Brown, CPA
Maryland Association of CPAs