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Monday, June 26, 2017 - 11:15am

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Denise M. Stefano, CPA, CGMA, MBA, Elected to FAE Board of Trustees

NEW YORK  (June 22, 2017) – Denise M. Stefano, an associate professor and the accounting department chair at Mercy College, has been elected to serve on the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ (NYSSCPA) Foundation for Accounting Education’s (FAE) Board of Trustees.  Her term began June 1.

Ms. Stefano joined the NYSSCPA in 1998 and is a member of the Westchester Chapter, where she is a past president. She currently serves on the NYSSCPA Board of Directors as the Westchester Chapter representative.

Ms. Stefano has chaired the Accounting and Auditing Principles committee for the Westchester Chapter, and currently chairs the chapter’s Accounting Careers committee as well as the High School Scholarship committee. She also serves on the chapter’s Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession (COAP) Advisory Board.

At the statewide level, Ms. Stefano serves on the Audit and Academic Achievement and Higher Education committees. She previously served on the Political Action Committee (as the Westchester Chapter representative), the Quality Enhancement Policy and SEC Practice committees.

Ms. Stefano is a graduate of Iona College, with both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Public Accounting and Finance/Financial Management. She resides in Westchester.

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About the NYSSCPA

Founded in 1897, the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) is the premier professional membership association representing the interests of a membership of more than 26,000 licensed CPAs and other financial professionals practicing in New York State, encompassing all areas of practice, including government, education, technology, nonprofit, real estate, healthcare and industry.


About the FAE

Established in 1972, the Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE) is a 501(c)(3) organization that administers an important strategic initiative of the NYSSCPA—to provide lifelong continuing education to certified public accountants in New York State. The FAE offers a wide selection of courses in accounting, auditing, taxation, industry-specific topics, ethics and advisory services in multiple formats, including live and on-demand courses online, full- and half-day conferences and seminars, on-site learning, and 1- and 2-credit CPE sessions provided through the NYSSCPA’s technical committees. The FAE also operates the Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession (COAP) program and The Moynihan Fund, which provides scholarship opportunities for students pursuing a college degree in accounting.