Susan Coffey is Senior Vice President, Public Practice & Global Alliances at the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).
In this role Ms. Coffey is responsible for enhancing the quality of CPA firm practices and overseeing AICPA international relations initiatives.
Ms. Coffey works to enhance the quality of CPA firm practices, while providing additional value to CPA firms, by leading all AICPA activities related to professional standards, business and financial reporting, taxation, professional ethics, practice monitoring, and CPA firm services. Ms. Coffey is also responsible for creating and fostering new alliances across the globe, to support and strengthen the value of the U.S. CPA abroad.
Ms. Coffey’s responsibilities span a number of diverse communities, both domestic and international, giving her a unique, global perspective. Her wide range of experience allows her to bring a broad view to problem-solving and guide her teams as they foster relationships with AICPA members and key stakeholders.
Under her leadership, her teams work to serve and protect the public, by working with the Federal and State regulatory community to review, enact and enhance rules, regulations and laws that protect the public and promote the efficient practice of public accountancy.
A licensed CPA in the States of New York and New Jersey, Ms. Coffey is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New Jersey Society of CPAs. She is also a member of the Professional Practice Executive Committee of the Center for Audit Quality, an AICPA affiliate, and a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Committee.
Prior to joining the AICPA, Ms. Coffey was with PricewaterhouseCoopers' accounting and auditing practice.
Ms. Coffey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut.