CITP Champion Program 


The AICPA CITP Champion program offers specialized CPAs the support, structure, and resources to collaborate with state societies to inform CPAs about the specialization.  There are a number of CITPs currently participating in this program, which was kicked off in 2010. 

The purpose of the program is to inform the professional accounting community about (1) the vital role of technology in the information management process and (2) raise awareness of appropriate fundamental skill-set and/or certifications required, such as a CITP credential holder.
 

Why Should You Consider Being a CITP Champion?
   
Group of people learning about the CITP credential 
  • Professional recognition as a leader in the convergence of finance and technology
  • Recognition from the AICPA, state society, local newspapers, etc. for being selected as “The” CITP Champion for your state
  • Opportunity to develop strong relationships with the officers and staff of your state society
  • Broaden your professional network through public speaking or publishing opportunities
  • Enriching the professional standing of CITP members and the value of the CITP credential
   
Benefits of a Champion
   
  • Opportunity to contribute to the Accounting Profession
  • Opportunity to collaborate with dedicated peers to make a difference in the IMTA Community
  • Network with other local CPAs or other participating CITP Champion professionals
  • Profile by the AICPA on our IMTA Center website and other Communication Channels as the official champion for your state
  • All liaisons will be profiled for the full fiscal year
  • Possibility of being profiled by the state society
 
Qualifications of a Champion
   
  • An active state society member or contributor
  • Interest in volunteering for any state society
  • Commitment to contribute at least three engagements at any state society per year (Note: current AICPA committee members are required to contribute to 1 engagement at any state society
    • Author two to four articles for publication
    • Speak or identify a speaker for one local or State Society event etc.
    • Display materials at a minimum of two State Society of local events
    • Include discussion about the credential and Section Membership
  • Be in communication with AICPA staff and task force leaders
  • Register with online workspace and actively participate in discussions
  • Participate in a minimum of two quarterly calls – discuss lessons learned or receive updates
  • Seek out and mentor newer CITP and Champions
 
CURRENT CITP CHAMPIONS

STATE

CHAMPIONS

 STATE

CHAMPIONS 

Alabama

Tommie Singleton

New Jersey

Larry Boyd
Chris Reimel

California

Peyton Burch

 New York

Charles Bogguess
Khalid Wasti

Colorado

Jim Gilbert

North Carolina

Robert Rowan

Florida

Chris Fraser
David Jones

Ohio 

Kevin Martin
Thomas Fantin 

Georgia

Chris Etterlee
Scott Levine

 Oklahoma

Gary Crouch

Iowa

Jessica Richter

Oregon 

Thomas Achor 

Kentucky

Dana Greene
James Burns

Pennsylvania

Troy Fine
Torpey White

Maryland

Dallon Christensen
Jeffrey Cooke
Byron Patrick
Morris Saks

South Carolina

Don West

Missouri

Robert Fisher

Virginia  

Adam Chaikin
Mark Plostock

Wisconsin 

Christine Anderson
Jeff Lemmermann

 

 

 

Note: If you are interested in becoming a Champion, please contact Paul Warrick at pwarrick@aicpa.org.




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