Our Professional Partners

What Professional Partners do for BAP:

  • Provide financial support through annual member fees which subsidize the regional 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.


Valerie Wendt
Professional Partners Chair, Gleim Exam Prep
Jodi Ryan
Professional Partners Chair-elect, Institute of Management Accountants
Cindy Stanley
Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance (AFWA)
Christin Hunter
Steve Matzke
American Accounting Association
Dessamine Vince Cruz
Association of Government Accountants (AGA)
Rachel Booth
Ebony Zayzay
Becker Professional Education
Sarah Turcotte
Millissa S. Allen
David Lo
California Society of CPAs
Merridith Kauten
CFA Institute
Jeremy Carrine
Deloitte LLP
Zach Yarnell
Deloitte LLP
Alex Miller
Dana Lane
Candice C. McPhatter
Fifth Third Bank
Michael Whitmire
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
Alfonzo Alexander
The NASBA Center for the Public Trust
Sarah Jordan
Amy Kraft
Matt Kessler
Ryan Hirsch
Surgent Professional Education
Ayesha Hawkins
Texas Society of CPAs
Blane Ruschak
The PhD Project
Chad Wadley
Benjamin Warren
Washington Society of CPAs
Carla Ng
Wiley Efficient Learning
Kristin Kallies
Wipfli LLP
Sarah Bleeker

Hear what our Professional Partners think about BAP!

Surgent has always valued Beta Alpha Psi members. BAP students have a tremendous work ethic, are smart, creative and most importantly they are ethical. BAP members make student ambassadors, even better employees and as alumni they are a tremendous financial professional resource. Thank you BAP!

Paul Wiese
Surgent Professional Education