The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) can be honoring Scott Showalter, director of the Jenkins MAC Program and professor of observe in accounting, with the annual Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award. This award acknowledges full-time school accounting educators who’re distinguished for excellence in instructing and have achieved nationwide prominence in the accounting career.
Prior to becoming a member of Poole, Showalter spent 33 years as a CPA and audit accomplice for KPMG and has since served as a member of the AICPA Board of Directors, a board member of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board, previous chair of the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board and previous chair of the North Carolina Association of CPAs.
There is not any yet one more deserving of the Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award than Scott Showalter.
“There is no one more deserving of the Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award than Scott Showalter,” mentioned Roby Sawyers, accounting division head. “The award by the AICPA recognizes an accounting educator distinguished for excellence in teaching and for national prominence in the accounting profession. During his career in the Department of Accounting at Poole College, Scott has served as director of our Master in Accounting program and has been an outstanding teacher and mentor to hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students.”
This yr’s awards can be offered on the annual assembly of the American Accounting Association in San Diego.
“I have been very fortunate to have such a full and rewarding career in an accounting profession that includes both practice and academia,” mentioned Showalter.