AICPA Women's Initiatives Executive Committee

Our Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee (WIEC) members work closely with AICPA staff to produce necessary and appropriate resources, as well as prepare for speaking engagements on the subject around the country. They are all dedicated to executing the Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee mission and vision as detailed below and spreading the message for the need of women’s initiatives.


The WIEC’s mission is promote and support the success of women for the broader purpose of sustaining the profession by creating an inclusive environment, increasing talent engagement and leadership opportunities for women.

Marie Brilmyer, CPA
Cohen & Company

Jackie Brown
Maryland Association of CPAs

Lynne Burkart, CPA, CGMA
Postlethwaite & Netterville

John Herber, CPA, CGMA
RubinBrown LLP 

Kathryn (Katy) Hollister, CPA
Deloitte Tax LLP

Melissa Hooley, CPA, CGMA-Chair
Anton Collins Mitchell LLP

Gail Kinsella, CPA, CGMA
Bonadio & Co. LLP

Kathryn Lockhart, CPA, CGMA
Noodles & Company 

Gail Perry, CPA
Cygnus Business Media Inc.

Lindsay Stevenson, CPA
1st Financial Bank USA

Jacquelyn (Jackie) Tracy, CPA, CGMA
Mandel & Tracy, LLC

Kelly Welter, CPA
Serl Keefer Welter CPAs, LLP

Tracy Whetstone, CPA

Katherine Wiernicki, CPA
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

AICPA Staff Liaison

Yasmine El-Ramly, CPA, CGMA, CITP
Senior Technical Manager, Firm Services & Global Alliances

Volunteer for the Committee: Applications for the 2018 volunteer year will be accepted November 10, 2016, through July 10, 2017.