Outstanding Young CPA Award

    AICPA Outstanding Young CPA Award 

     
     



    In tribute to Maximo’s legacy, the AICPA founded The AICPA Outstanding Young CPA Award in Honor of Maximo Mukelabai.

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    About - What's the Outstanding Young CPA Award?

     

    The AICPA Outstanding Young CPA Award in Honor of Maximo Mukelabai is designed to recognize a CPA under the age of 40 who has performed outstanding service toward the advancement, stewardship and promotion of the accounting profession and selfless contributions to the community.

    • Individuals may submit an online application by May 31, 2015.

    • We strongly recommend you have the professional reference form completed by your employer, state CPA society or affiliate membership organization representative, or community service organization or other professional relationship.

    Selection Process: The Young CPA Network Committee will review all qualified nominations and select the final award recipient. The recipient will be announced and presented with an award at the AICPA E.D.G.E. Conference scheduled for August 5-7, 2015 in San Antonio, TX. All nominees will be notified in June 2015.

       

    Who Should Apply:


    • Do you promote the profession in your community?
    • Are you a CPA between the ages of 22-40?
    • Are you a member of the AICPA?
    • Do you lead or take part in volunteer efforts in your community?
       
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    Apply - How to apply


     

    Please make sure you have the following documents ready for upload. Your application will not be considered complete without:

    1. Current resume or vita
    2. Completed professional reference forms.  Click here to download the reference form
    3. Completed Volunteer Activity Statement Letter focused on one of the following:
      • Describe how you have demonstrated leadership within your job or volunteer activities.
      • Describe why volunteering is important to the accounting profession.
      • How have you positively impacted the accounting profession through volunteering?

    During the application process, you may only select “next” or “previous” pages. After selecting “submit” on the final page, you will not be able to return to the application questions or uploads. 

    Deadline: May 31, 2015

       
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    Nominate - How to Nominate a Person

     
     
    • Complete the professional reference form
    • Email your nominee the following items:
        • Completed professional reference form.
        • The link to this web page so they may access the application and instructions in the "how to apply" section
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    Awardees - Maximo Mukelabai & Previous Award Winners

     Maximo Mukelabai
    Maximo Mukelabai was a member of the inaugural class of the AICPA Leadership Academy. Tragically, Maximo's life ended abruptly at the age of 36. He was an extraordinary individual filled with passion, intellect and inspiration; traits immediately recognized by anyone who met him.

    Maximo's most recent accomplishment was made official on May 4th, 2011 when he became the youngest and first African-American chair for the North Carolina Association of CPAs board of directors and was to become President of NCACPA. Maximo's influence and leadership was felt by so many and he is sorely missed.

    We honor these previous recipients of the AICPA Outstanding Young CPA Award


    2014
    Mark K. Rich

     


    2013
    Jeremy Dillard

     


    2012
    Donny Shimamoto

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