2011

    Press Release


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    Contact(s):

    William Roberts
    202-434-9266
    wroberts@aicpa.org

    AICPA to Release Quarterly Economic Outlook Index and Survey Results 

    CPA decision-makers see slowdown in growth; express a gloomy outlook for the U.S. economy 
    Published September 02, 2011

    NEW YORK, (Sept. 2, 2011) -- The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants will release the results of its AICPA Quarterly Economic Outlook Survey via press release and conference call at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7. The CPA Outlook Index measures expectations of chief financial officers and senior-level executive Certified Public Accountants in business.

    The third quarter AICPA survey was conducted August 10-29 and captures the unique insight and knowledge of 1,305 CPAs who hold leadership positions as chief financial officers, chief executive officers, chief operating officers, or controllers in their companies. By measuring expectations for the future, the survey serves as a predictor of U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and provides insights on the outlook for jobs and growth as well as prospects for corporate revenues, profits and expansion.

    What:

    AICPA Economic Outlook Survey third quarter results

    Who:

    Carol Scott, CPA, Vice President of Business, Industry and Government at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

    Jim Morrison, CPA, Chief Financial Officer for Teknor Apex Company, a diversified materials science company based in Pawtucket, R.I., that produces custom plastics and rubber raw materials for industry



    When:

    Wed., Sept. 7, 10:30 a.m. EST

    Call-In:

    + (866) 654-8589

    Conference ID 97049780.

    Carol Scott, CPA is the Vice President of Business, Industry and Government at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Scott sets strategic direction and develops and executes programs on behalf of CPAs and management accountants working in business, industry and government, a group that comprises 45 percent of the Institute’s membership worldwide.

    Jim Morrison, CPA is the Chief Financial Officer for Teknor Apex Company, a diversified materials science company based in Pawtucket, R.I.  Morrison leads his company through the finance function through strategic decision making and, when something needs to be done, stepping forward with sound economic and financial strategies.

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