Scott H. Spiegel is the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Corporate Development at the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).
In this role, Spiegel works cross functionally and in collaboration with multiple teams across the Institute to plan and execute a wide range of initiatives in the global landscape. Spiegel serves as staff liaison to the Life Insurance & Disability Plans, Professional and Personal Liability Insurance Plans, and Member Retirement committees. He works closely with internal teams on initiatives, issues and projects supporting the CGMA designation.
Prior to his current role, Spiegel served as the AICPA’s Chief Financial Officer from January 2006 until December 2013 and the AICPA’s Controller from January 2002 through January 2006. During Spiegel’s tenure as Chief Financial Officer and Controller, he played several important roles including serving as a key member of the AICPA’s leadership team that relocated the Institute’s operations to Durham, North Carolina. As CFO he was a member of the AICPA’s Investments Committee, overseeing nearly $500M in investible assets, providing leadership to multiple business systems upgrades and improving financial transparency and reporting to senior leadership. In early 2014, Spiegel led the AICPA’s initiative to optimize product pricing.
Prior to joining the AICPA, Spiegel was an Audit Manager at CohnReznick LLP (formerly J.H. Cohn LLP) in New Jersey, where he worked with clients in the construction, financial services, manufacturing, non-profit and real estate sectors.
Spiegel was named Top CFO in the Raleigh-Durham region in the Financial Services category by Business Leader Media for 2009. He currently serves as the Treasurer for the Museum of Durham History.
He received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Rutgers College in 1994.