AICPA's 2018 Leadership Academy

July 9, 2018 Schellman & Company

Danny Manimbo from Schellman & Company, LLC
Selected to Attend AICPA’s 2018 Leadership Academy

Tampa, FL – May 2, 2018 – Schellman & Company, LLC, a leading provider of attestation and compliance services, is proud to announce that Danny Manimbo, CCSK, CIA, CISA, CISSP, CPA - was one of only 41 CPAs honored by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) as a member of the Leadership Academy’s tenth graduating class. Danny was selected based on his exceptional leadership skills and professional experience for the four-day Leadership Academy program, which will be held from October 7-11 in Durham, N.C.

Danny Manimbo is a Manager with Schellman. Danny specializes in Service Organization Control (SOC) reports focusing on business process and information technology controls. Danny has worked in governance, risk and compliance (GRC) services, where he specialized in providing internal audit services, conducting Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) consulting, and performing governance and regulatory compliance engagements. In 2018 Danny was named as one of Consulting Magazine's Rising Stars of the Profession.

The AICPA Leadership Academy was designed to strengthen and expand the leadership skills of promising young professionals while they network with a peer group of talented and motivated CPAs.

The Leadership Academy features career-development workshops and sessions with some of the accounting profession’s most prominent influencers, including Eric Hansen, CPA, CGMA, chair of the American Institute of CPAs, Barry Melancon, CPA, CGMA, American Institute of CPAs president and CEO, Association of Certified Professional Accountants CEO, and Mark Koziel, CPA, CGMA, Executive Vice President – Firm Services, Association of Certified Professional Accountants.

Participants were selected from public accounting firms of all sizes, business and industry and consulting firms.

The 2018 Leadership Academy attendees were recommended by their employers, state CPA societies or both. Candidates submitted resumes and a statement explaining how participating in the Leadership Academy would impact them personally and professionally. They also wrote an essay on the topic “The future will bring significant changes to the accounting profession. What do leaders have to get right in order to successfully lead?”

To date, 310 CPAs have participated in the AICPA Leadership Academy, many of whom have gone on to take on leadership positions in their firms, businesses and volunteer organizations.

More information about the AICPA Leadership Academy is available online.


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