Carla McCall CPA CGMA Named AICPA Vice Chair, and Among Most Powerful Women Accounting

Boston, MA (June 7, 2023) – AAFCPAs, a preeminent 300-member CPA and consulting firm specializing in tax, assurance, accounting, wealth management, business process and IT advisory solutions, is pleased to announce Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA, Managing Partner at AAFCPAs, has been elected as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The association represents 431,000 members and students in 130 countries. Carla enters this role trailing a term as Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee.

As the new Vice Chair, she will act as chairman-nominee of the Board of Directors and will preside in the absence of the Chairman at meetings of the Institute, the Council, and the Board of Directors. She will also be responsible for recommending appointments to all volunteer groups.

2023’s Most Powerful Women in the Accounting Profession

AAFCPAs is also pleased to announce that Carla has been named one of 2023’s Most Powerful Women in the Accounting Profession for the third time.

The award, now in its 11th year, was created by CPA Practice Advisor and is jointly administered by the AICPA and CPA Practice Advisor to promote and support the success of women leaders as part of its broader mission of sustaining the profession. Women are nominated by their peers, and a group of independent judges select the award recipients using the following criteria for candidates:

She has been playing an active role in innovation and excellence within her organization.
She is one of the top leaders in the accounting profession.
She is a mentor, a sponsor and/or a role model, and someone who stands out in her ability to encourage and help those around her thrive and flourish.
She contributes to the future of the profession.
She represents the accounting profession outside of her day-to-day job through participation in her community and outside organizations.
Throughout her 30+ year tenure in the industry, Carla has remained an influential voice of positive change within the accounting profession and in driving evolution and growth at AAFCPAs. She is recipient of numerous awards and recognitions including AICPA/CPA Practice Advisor Magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Accounting (2023, 2022, and 2020-2021). As Managing Partner at AAFCPAs, she put programs in place to provide all with the opportunity to advance their careers and balance their lives. Her vision remains steadfast in promoting a collaborative, supportive, transformative, inclusive, intrapreneurial, and agile work environment.

On being voted in as Vice Chair of the AICPA and named 2023’s Most Powerful Women in the Accounting Profession , she said: “I am so grateful and excited to continue to be on the front lines of promoting and protecting a profession I love.”

About the Author

Carla McCall
Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA is Managing Partner of AAFCPAs, a preeminent, 300-person CPA and consulting firm based in New England. Carla was named one of the Most Powerful Women in the Accounting Profession in 2021 and 2022 by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) and CPA Practice Advisor Magazine. Her dynamic executive leadership, bold practicality, and enthusiasm to embrace change is setting the standard for mission driven, growth organizations.