Watertown Resident Gets Second Term on Mass. CPA Board

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The following information was provided by the MSCPA:

The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) today announced that Karen Briggs McElroy, CPA, was elected for a second year to the board of directors for its 2018-2019 fiscal year.

McElroy, a Watertown resident, is an audit and assurance partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP in Boston, where she specializes in financial services. Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle-market companies.

The MSCPA board of directors is a group of 17 elected members that sets policies, manages programs and oversees activities that benefit the 11,000-member organization and accounting profession in Massachusetts. The board members were formally welcomed at the MSCPA’s Annual Meeting and Recognition Reception on May 3.

With more than 17 years of experience at Deloitte, McElroy has served many of the organization’s largest financial services and asset management clients.  She was selected as a 2013 recipient of the MSCPA Women to Watch Award for an emerging leader, an award that recognizes women who have made significant contributions to the accounting profession, their organizations, their community and to the development of women as leaders.

“It is an honor to be appointed to the MSCPA Board of Directors for a second year. I hope to continue to bring a fresh perspective and provide guidance on the Society’s mission,” said McElroy. “I look forward to working with management and the board on policies and procedures to reach the Society’s goals.”

“The MSCPA’s board of directors plays a vital role in shaping the priorities of the Society and this group of dedicated individuals truly want to better the profession,” said Amy Pitter, president and CEO of the MSCPA. “I am thrilled to have Karen on the board and look forward to witnessing first-hand how her leadership will continue to contribute to the Society, community and the profession.”

About the Massachusetts Society of CPAs:
The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, Inc. is the state professional association of certified public accountants, representing over 11,000 members in public accounting practice, industry and business, government and education. The Society works to develop and maintain high professional standards and offers a wide array of legislative, technical and referral services to its members.

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