Achievement Recognized at the 2020 AICPA FVS Conference in Las Vegas
11/10/2020 – The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Standing Ovation Recognition Program has recognized William Lind, CPA/CFF and Micah Pycraft, CPA/CFF as two of 22 outstanding young CPAs in the Financial Forensic Services of Forensic Accounting.
Pycraft and Lind, along with a select group of CPAs age 40 and younger from across the country, were honored at the AICPA’s 2020 Forensic & Valuation Services (FVS) Conference in Las Vegas.
The Standing Ovation Program recognizes young CPAs who go above and beyond in giving back to their companies, their communities, and the accounting profession. Recipients also exhibit exemplary professional achievement in the specialty areas of forensic accounting and business valuation. Requirements for nomination to the Standing Ovation program for the FVS specialty area include maintaining an active CPA license, being an AICPA member in good standing, and holding either a Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) or Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) specialty credential.
The 2020 honorees were nominated for performing a wide range of activities, some of which included expanding the forensic and valuation services offerings within a firm, chairing a state CPA society, serving as Treasurer for a non-profit organization that combats homelessness, giving presentations at AICPA conferences, and serving as an expert witness in court. Additional examples include participating in outreach to university accounting programs, mentoring younger colleagues, and judging a university’s accounting student competition.