CHICAGO, June 21, 2018 – The Illinois CPA Society recently honored Jeff Badu, CPA and tax practitioner at Badu Tax Services of Chicago, with its 2018 Lester H. McKeever Jr. Emerging Leader in Advancing Diversity Award. Badu was recognized for his leadership and commitment to fostering a culture of diversity within his profession.
He received the award on Thursday, June 14 at the Illinois CPA Society’s annual Leadership Recognition Dinner in Chicago.
Badu earned his undergraduate and Master of Science degrees in accountancy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has a passion for personal finance, with a goal of helping people become as financially literate as possible. His radio segments on financial topics can be heard on WGHC 98.3 FM in Chicago.
“I am sincerely grateful to receive this award and will push to continuously advance diversity in the accounting profession,” Badu said. “Receiving this award inspires me to do even more for the community.”