Tracey Golden, CPA, CGMA

Chair, American Institute of CPAs

Tracey Golden

Tracey Golden CPA, CGMA, is the Chair of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and Chair of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants.

Golden has held a number of volunteer leadership positions at the AICPA, previously serving as a member of the Board of Directors and governing Council, as well as Chair of both the Audit and Finance committee and Peer Review Board. In addition, she has served as the Board Liaison to the AICPA Foundation Board of Trustees and a member of the Relations with the Bar and National Peer Review committees, among other volunteer positions.

An audit partner with Deloitte, Golden has responsibility for facilitating and coordinating reputation and risk related initiatives and matters. She collaborates with member firm leadership to proactively identify emerging risk matters and monitor and facilitate managing existing risks in the Americas region. In addition, she is an Engagement Quality Control Reviewer for a financial services industry client. Golden also serves as a consultation resource for many insurance client engagement teams. She has extensive experience in inspection-related activities and has served as the leader of Deloitte’s internal and external inspections team and audit quality initiatives leader.

Golden is an active speaker, presenting at many AICPA and state CPA society conferences on topics including leadership in accounting firms, growing the CPA pipeline and trends in the profession.

She is a member of both the Connecticut and Virginia State CPA Societies, and she previously served on the Kansas State CPA Society Board of Directors. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and several of its committees. She also serves on the board of the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County.

Golden has been recognized for her experience and leadership in the accounting profession. She was named as one of the Most Powerful Women in Accounting by the AICPA and CPA Practice Advisor, and was awarded the AICPA Sustained Contribution Award, recognizing her years of volunteer service on AICPA committees.

Golden received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Georgetown University.