Celebrating Women of Achievement in Public Accounting

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

Please join us for cocktails & dinner

5:15 pm - Registration

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm - Cocktails, hor'douvres and jazz musicians

6:30 pm  - 9:00 pm - Program and dinner with guitarist


Joanne Barry

Joanne S. Barry, CAE, is Executive Director and CEO of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), a 27,000-plus professional member association for CPAs and other accounting professionals in New York State. Full Bio Here

Julie Floch

Julie L. Floch, EisnerAmper, was Partner-in-Charge of the Not-for-Profit Services Group. She had significant experience with the present applications of accounting and auditing standards for not-for-profit entities, as well as with applicable federal and state compliance and tax laws and the regulations relating to those organizations that receive government funding. Full Bio Here

Marilyn Pendergast

Marilyn Pendergast, UHY LLP, has more than 40 years of comprehensive client experience in numerous industries. Marilyn is an active member of the firm’s national Attest Practice Leaders Group, Education/Not‐For‐Profit Group and the Government Services Practice Group. Full Bio Here

We are honored to have two award winning performers at our celebration.

James Chirillo - Raised in Bellevue, Washington, guitarist James Chirillo has been privileged to work with many of the swing era’s recognized greats. He is also a as a charter member of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra.

Jay Leonhart - Jay Leonhart has been recognized as an accomplished bass player for a long time now. A superior bassist, he has also had a parallel and sometimes overlapping career as a witty lyricist and occasional singer. 

Gene Bertoncini - is one of the pre-eminent jazz guitarists’ active today.