Illinois CPA Society Honors Marques Fisher with the 2017 Lester H. McKeever Jr. Emerging Leader in Advancing Diversity Award

CHICAGO, June 13, 2017 The Illinois CPA Society recently honored Marques Fisher, Assurance Manager with PwC LLP in Chicago, with the Lester H. McKeever Jr. Emerging Leader in Advancing Diversity Award. Fisher was recognized for his leadership and commitment to fostering a culture of diversity within his profession.

He received the award on Wednesday, June 7 at the Illinois CPA Society’s annual Leadership Recognition Dinner in Chicago.

After receiving undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana and then beginning his career, Fisher was honored with the Indiana CPA Society’s Emerging Leader Award in 2015.

Fisher’s career focus is on serving public and privately held clients in the financial services sector. He currently serves on the Illinois CPA Society’s Young Leadership Advisory council.  

“Thank you to everyone who embraces the simple truths of diversity, those who understand that different qualities produce the different results that we need for a better tomorrow,” Fisher said.

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