SSB’s Emanuelson Selected for AICPA Leadership Academy

CANFIELD, Ohio – Kayla A. Emanuelson, a certified public accountant with Schroedel, Scullin & Bestic, is one of only 36 CPAs honored by the American Institute of CPAs as a member of its Leadership Academy’s 14th graduating class. She was selected based on her leadership skills and professional experience. The four-day Leadership Academy program was held at the end of October.

Emanuelson is a tax manager at SSB. She provides tax compliance, planning and research services for businesses, individuals, estates and trusts, with specialized knowledge in multistate taxation. Her concentration is in the manufacturing, construction, mining and brewery industries. She is a graduate of Thiel College.

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

The Leadership Academy features career development workshops and sessions with some of the accounting profession’s most prominent influencers. Participants were selected from public accounting firms of all sizes, business and industry, government and consulting firms.

The academy attendees were recommended by their employers, state CPA societies and volunteer organizations. Candidates submitted resumes and a statement explaining how the program would impact them personally and professionally.

To date, more than 445 CPAs have participated in the academy – many of whom have gone on to take on leadership positions in their firms, businesses and volunteer organizations.

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