Get Involved as a Student Influencer


The Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) Student Influencer Program offers $250 scholarships to accounting students in exchange for their efforts to build communities of future CPAs on their college campuses. This position provides select students with opportunities to create meaningful relationships, develop important professional skills, and enhance their resumes.

Student Influencers are responsible for...

  • Building awareness of free ICPAS student member benefits on their campus
  • Strengthening ties between ICPAS, accounting faculty members, and accounting students
  • Providing information on programs and resources to help others complete their accounting education, prepare for the CPA exam, and prepare for a successful career.

Meet the 2022-23 Student Influencers!


Klementina Andonova
Benedictine University & College of DuPage

Kimberly Avelar
Aurora University

Blitstein, Jack
Jack Blitstein
Lewis University

Chen, Jenny
Jenny Chen
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

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Mahnoor Haider
Depaul University

Roberto Lopez
Bradley University

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Keira McFarland
Northern Illinois University

Jessica Montero
University of Illinois
(Urbana Champaign)

Nunez, Sebastian
Sebastian Nunez
Loyola University

Gail O'Banner
Governors State University

Pendowski, Peter
Peter Pendowski
DePaul University

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Mackenzie Piazza
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Max Ramirez (2)
Maximilian Ramirez
North Central College

Salik, Raisa
Raisa Salik
University of Illinois at Chicago

Ja'Micah Sawyer
Arupe College

Tubbs, Armani
Armani Tubbs
Illinois State University