Upcoming Events

October 2, 2017

Accountants Club of America Annual Meeting

Lunch with

Jeffrey Thomson CMA, CAE

Mr. Thomson will be speaking about The Future of the Accountant in Business - As artificial intelligence, automation, and advancements in technology continue to impact tasks traditionally performed by accountants, many are wondering what’s ahead for the profession. Contrary to headlines, automation will not displace accountants but instead result in even greater stature and value.

In this session, Jeff will share a future-focused perspective on the role and skills required of accounting professional in the near future.

The presentation will answer the following:

What are the risks and opportunities for accountants in business?
What technologies do accountants need to be aware of and master?
How does one enhance advisory and insight skills to be value-providing business partners?
What are the challenges keeping CFOs and finance executives up at night?

Jeffrey C. Thomson, CMA®, CAE, is president and CEO of IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants). Since assuming this position in 2008, Mr. Thomson led the development of a strategy resulting in IMA becoming one of the fastest growing accounting associations in the world, with nearly 30% growth in its CMA (Certified Management Accountant) program and more than 300 student and professional chapters. Read More

The Union League Club

38 E. 37th Street, New York, NY

11:45 - 12:30 Networking & Cocktails

12:30 Lunch & Annual Meeting

12:45 - 2:00 Speaker Presentation

Individual Ticket

Sponsor Table

90th Anniversary Dinner

November 2, 2017

Celebrating Women of Achievement in Public Accounting

Honoring Joanne Barry, Julie Floch (posthumously), and Marilyn Pendergast

Please join us for cocktails and dinner.  We are please to have two renowned jazz musicians James Chirillo and Jay Leonhart during cocktails and part of the program.

The Union League Club - 38 E. 37th ~ 5:30 pm


Joanne S. Barry, CAE is Executive Director and CEO of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA). Full Bio Here

Joanne S. Barry

Julie L. Floch, EisnerAmper, was Partner-in-Charge of the Not-for-Profit Services Group. Full Bio Here

Julie L. Floch

Marilyn Pendergast, UHY Advisors, has more than 40 years of comprehensive client experience in numerous industries. Full Bio Here

Marilyn Pendergast

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Barry Melancon

SAVE THE DATE: February 14, 2018



Barry Melancon, President and CEO of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants will join us again and discuss "The State and Overall Health of the CPA Profession and Major Issues Update".

The Accountants Club of America fosters the exchange of ideas to enhance the development and growth of the profession. We encourage the professional development of our members to better serve their clients and the community.

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Member Spotlight

Jordan Frey
Eisner Amper

Jordan is in the Private Business Services Group in Eisner Amper’s headquarter office in NYC . He provides services to entrepreneurial start ups and privately held family businesses with specific experience in the professional service, life sciences and technology industries.

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  • Thanks so much for sending me the photo in the mail of Ed Mendlowitz, Walt Frazier and the young accountants from Withum. It was truly a memorable event!

    Michael Cohn

    Editor-in-Chief, AccountingToday.com, Source Media

  • “One of the primary reasons I joined the Accountants’ Club was the interesting array of events and speakers that they host throughout the year.  It is important to realize and then to understand how current events and other industries work to shape the accounting profession, presenting opportunities for new service lines within our field.  Even the recent event with Barry Melancon of the AICPA touched on the technological advances within the profession, what future accountants are expecting, and the potentially significant impact that the new presidency may have on accounting...

    Ashleigh Wessing

    Senior Manager, Financial Advisory Services, Marks Paneth

  • The Accountants Club of America is a great asset in being able to attract Barry Melancon, the AICPA CEO, and other thought leaders of the industry. The recent breakfast casts the club in the best light possible.

    Michael Krasner

    CPA Professional Liability Practitioner -Signature B&B

  • “The Accountants Club of America (“ACA”) is an organization that embodies the true notion of leadership, stewardship and excellence of our profession.  If you’re a business leader who is seeking a  forum that provides both professional and personal comradery, networking opportunities and first-class events, then the ACA is the place for you!”

    Salvatore A. Collemi, CPA

    Managing Member, Collemi Consulting & Advisory Services, LLC

  • “No matter what generation you belong to, at the end of the day, you’re a CPA.  The ACA recognizes and prioritizes the value of that shared identity across generations. You will find a camaraderie in the CPA community that you will find nowhere else.”

    Joanne S. Barry, CAE

    Executive Director/CEO, New York State Society of CPAs

  • The Accountants Club of America (ACA) is a valuable resource in my personal knowledge bank. ACA meetings and events are first-rate, the relationships and networking opportunities are a treasure.”

    J. Michael Kirkland, CPA, CGMA

    NYSSCPA Past President