Tommye Barie, Partner at Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC, has been elected by the AICPA Council to a one-year term as Chair of the Board of Directors for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Founded in 1887, the AICPA is the national professional organization of CPAs in the U.S., with more than 400,000 members in 145 countries. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It also develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination.
A partner with Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC, Tommye is a member of the Firm’s Audit and Accounting Committee. Since starting her career in 1983, her focus has been serving governmental entities and nonprofit organizations by providing them financial and compliance audits, compilations, reviews, internal audits, and consulting services.
Barie has an extensive history of service to the accounting profession. From 2003-2006 and 2009-2013, she served as a member of the AICPA’s governing Council and from 2010-2013, she was a member of the AICPA’s Board of Directors. She served as Chair of the AICPA’s Finance Committee from 2011-2013 and the National Accreditation Commission from 2008-2011. She has additionally been a member of the Institute’s Compensation Committee, Audit Committee and Strategic Planning Committee, as well as the Member Advisory Panel and the Nominations Committee.
Barie also served as President of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants from 2004-2005. She is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association and the Florida Government Finance Officers Association.
Accounting Today named Tommye as one of the “Top Most Influential People” for 2014.
Barie received her BBA in Accounting from Stetson University.
She currently resides in Sarasota, Florida.
About Mauldin & Jenkins
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