Hood's hands-on XBRL work with the MACPA
helped him earn a position with the SC&H Group, an accounting and management-consulting firm in Sparks, Md.
Over the course of the last year and half, MACPA
has held more than a dozen "mixed reality" meetings in Second Life attended by more than 400 people.
While it might have appeared to be mere venting at the time, Yospa's critique unwittingly became part of a massive restructuring project that has streamlined MACPA
from the inside out.
It is evident that CIMA in Malaysia is losing out to ACCA, MACPA
and ASCPA as the employers' choice.
could be considered an early adopter of most things social networking, having explored everything from MySpace to Second Life.
For example, the MACPA
is planning the Maryland Business & Accounting Expo conference June 17-18, "to be held concurrently (in the real world) and in the virtual world of Second Life and to offer CPE credit through a virtual classroom.
A member of MACPA
since 1976, Riley has served as vice-chairman and secretary/treasurer of the MACPA
board and was a member of the MACPA
's Accounting Reform Implementation Task Force and the Section 404 Strike Force.
The mission of MACPA
is to protect and further the interests of their members; enhance the image of certified public accountants; enable their members to conform to high standards of professional service; and provide the necessary resources for members to thrive in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment.
president Terry Kippley (left) presents the association's Industry Vision Award To Bob Diest (center).
It's rare to find courses of this quality on these topics--especially so conveniently packaged and affordably priced," said Tom Hood CPA and CEO of the MACPA
He is frequently asked to provide expert commentary regarding issues in the industry and is an active member of the AICPA and MACPA
Winners voluntarily promote stewardship, not just talk about it," says Bonnie McCarvel, MACPA
executive director, St.