This award recognizes emerging young professionals and outstanding leaders who are committed to advancing diversity in the accounting profession.

Categories:

  1. Outstanding
  2. Emerging

Eligibility:

  1. Nominees are selected based on their outstanding and continuous contributions to promoting diversity within the accounting profession
  2. Nominees with a CPA are desired, but not required
  3. Nominees who are members of the Illinois CPA Society are desired, but not required
  4. Nominees for the Outstanding Award have typically at least ten years of work experience
  5. Nominees for the Emerging Award have typically at least four years of work experience
  6. Nominees must have not already received this award in each category

Award Winners

  • Lester H. McKeever Jr. Outstanding Leader in Advancing Diversity Award +

  • Lester H. McKeever Jr. Emerging Leader in Advancing Diversity Award +