Illinois CPA Society Appoints 2017-2018 Board of Directors

 CHICAGO, April 3, 2017 The Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) announced its Board of Directors to serve April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018. Board members were officially welcomed and presented by ICPAS President and CEO, Todd Shapiro.

“We are fortunate to have such an outstanding group of new and current Board members who will work together in promoting our mission of enhancing the value of the CPA profession,” said Shapiro. “The Society is honored to have such a diverse group of leaders dedicated to supporting accounting and financial professionals throughout Illinois.”

2017-2018 Officers of the ICPAS Board of Directors: 


Lisa A. Hartkopf, CPA | Partner | Ernst & Young LLP

Vice Chairperson

Rosaria Cammarata, CPA, CGMA | Vice President & Controller | Mattersight Corporation

Geoffrey J. Harlow, CPA | Partner | Kessler Orlean Silver & Co., PC


Kevin V. Wydra, CPA | Audit Partner | Crowe Horwath LLP

Immediate Past Chairperson

Scott D. Steffens, CPA | Partner | Grant Thornton LLP

2017-2018 Members of the ICPAS Board of Directors: 

Christopher F. Beaulieu, CPA, MST Principal | CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Michael D. Bedell, Ph.D. | Dean, Professor of Management | Northeastern Illinois University

Terry A. Bishop, CPA Manager, Accounting Services | Sikich LLP 

Brian J. Blaha, CPA | Growth Partner | Wipfli LLP

Jon S. Davis, CPA (AZ Ret.) | Accountancy, Department Head | University of Illinois

Stephen R. Ferrara, CPA | Partner, Chief Operating Officer | BDO USA, LLP

Jonathan W. Hauser, CPA | Senior Manager | KPMG LLP

Anne M. Kohler, CPA, CGMA | Founding Partner | The Mpower Group, Inc.

Dorri C. McWhorter, CPA, CGMA, CITP | CEO | YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Thomas B. Murtagh, CPA, JD | Partner | BKD, LLP

Elizabeth S. Pittelkow, CPA, CGMA, CITP | Director of Accounting and Compliance | ArrowStream, Inc.

Maria de J. Prado, CPA | Partner & Co-Founder | Prado & Renteria CPAs

Stella Marie Santos, CPA | Managing Partner | Adelfia LLC
Andrea K. Urban | Tax Director | ThoughtWorks Inc. 

The 19-member Board will lead and advise the Society as well as the Illinois CPA Foundation and CPAs for the Public Interest. Board members are accomplished leaders who represent various accounting segments and are dedicated to the CPA profession. 

About the Illinois CPA Society

The Illinois CPA Society, with more than 24,000 members, is one of the largest state CPA societies in the nation. Our mission is dedicated to enhancing the value of the CPA profession through the strategic initiatives of advocacy, information, education and connections. 



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