At its annual business meeting today, the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants elected leaders to its Board of Directors for 2018–2019. Scott Showalter, CPA, CGMA, of Raleigh, has been named Chair.
Scott has been an accounting faculty member at North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management for 10 years, where he teaches advanced auditing, research, and sustainability courses at the graduate level, and auditing and financial accounting at the undergraduate level. Prior to joining the Poole College of Management, Scott was an audit partner with KPMG LLP, where he completed his 33-year career in July 2008.
Scott has been recognized for his teaching excellence by being awarded the Department of Accounting Graduate Teaching Award, the University Outstanding Teacher Award, and the College Accounting Research Growth and Innovation Award. He has been inducted into both the Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension and the Academy of Outstanding Teachers. In addition to Scott’s active involvement with the American Accounting Association, he completed a five-year term as a member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Standing Advisory Group and as a commissioner in the Pathways Commission (Phases I and II).