Anoop N. Mehta, CPA, CGMA

Vice Chair, AICPA

William (Bill) Pirolli

President, Science Systems and Applications, Inc.
Lanham, MD

Mr. Anoop N. Mehta, CPA, CGMA, is the Vice Chair of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).

Over his 40-year career, Mehta has served in several volunteer roles: the AICPA Board of Directors, the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (Association) Board of Directors, the AICPA Business and Industry Executive Committee, the AICPA Political Action Committee and AICPA Council.

Mehta is the president of Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI), where he leads the executive management team and oversees the overall performance of the company. He has the day-to-day responsibility for managing, planning, and implementing strategic goals of the company. With more than 40 years of experience in government contracting, he has actively supported NASA and NOAA programs in an executive management capacity for SSAI.

Mehta joined SSAI in 1980 and has helped the company to grow from a two-person company to its current staff level of more than 1,000. The company has also achieved profitability above target levels for the past 40 years. The company has never taken on debt during his tenure. The company has also received numerous “Best Places to Work” recognitions in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan and Hampton Roads, Va. areas.

Mehta was the Chair (2012-2013) of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA). He serves on the Government Contractors Committee for the MACPA and chaired the committee for two years (2001-2003).

Mehta is a former board member and past president of the Maryland Space Business Roundtable. He is also a seventh-degree Master Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and has been teaching martial arts and operating a karate school for the past 35 years.

Mehta has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland, College Park.