The Role of the Accounting Professional


September 10, 2008
Faculty Lead: Pat Wilkie

Pat Wilkie facilitated a panel discussion on “The Role of the Accounting Professional” Sept. 10, 2008, which explored career possibilities for those with formal accounting education. Panelists included John Benedetti, a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers with expertise in transaction advisory services; Janet Brocklehurst, a Partner at Goodman & Company who provides both tax and audit services to small and medium-sized closely held businesses; and Philip Lawton, who heads the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement program at CFA Institute. The event reached approximately 180 interested pre-Commerce accounting students.