Susan S. Coffey, CPA, CGMA 

Senior Vice President, Public Practice & Global Alliances 

Susan S. Coffey, CPA, CGMA is Senior Vice President, Public Practice & Global Alliances at the American Institute of CPAs. 

In this role, Sue is responsible for supporting and enhancing the quality of CPA firm practices, and overseeing the AICPA’s international relations initiatives.

Sue works to support and enhance the quality of CPA firm practices by leading AICPA activities related to professional standards, business and financial reporting, taxation, professional ethics, practice monitoring, state legislation/regulation and CPA firm services. Sue also is responsible for creating and fostering new alliances around the globe to support and strengthen the value of the U.S. CPA abroad.

Sue’s responsibilities span a number of diverse communities and stakeholders, both domestic and international, giving her a unique, global perspective. Her wide range of experience allows her to bring a broad view to strategic planning, risk management and problem-solving, which guide her teams as they execute on their public interest activities, develop opportunities for CPA firms, and work with firms and other key stakeholders.

Under her leadership, Sue’s 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, promote uniformity and provide for the efficient practice of public accountancy.

A licensed CPA in the states of New York and New Jersey, Sue is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New Jersey Society of CPAs.  She also is a member of the Professional Practice Executive Committee of the Center for Audit Quality, which is affiliated with the AICPA, as well as a member of the Advisory Council for Prince Charles’ Accounting for Sustainability Project.

Prior to joining the AICPA, Sue was with PricewaterhouseCoopers' accounting and auditing practice. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut.


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