As shared on Monday, the association and CPA profession lost a dear friend on Saturday with the passing NCACPA Chair-Elect Bill Ezzell.
Bill’s obituary and service information can be found at this link. Please take a moment to read about Bill’s extraordinary life, including his countless contributions to the accounting profession. The family also shared some wonderful photos.
The association has received numerous calls and messages from members conveying their respect for Bill. There have also been questions about making donations in Bill’s memory. His obituary includes the following information:
“Bill was a fierce advocate for the CPA profession, especially for students on the pathway to becoming a CPA and the educators who teach them. In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of Bill’s commitment to accounting education may be made to either the North Carolina CPA Foundation, PO Box 80188, Raleigh NC 27623, or to the AICPA Foundation, 220 Leigh Farm Road, Durham NC 27707. Memorial gifts are also welcome at Capital Caring Hospice, 2900 Telestar Court, Falls Church, VA 22042.”
NCACPA would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of support.