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Leadership Academy 2022 Fostering CPAs' leadership and strategic skills to move careers forward, faster


In the fast-approaching future, successful CPAs must be leaders. Leadership Academy is the starting point for unlocking the full potential in the profession’s best and brightest young CPAs.

Specifically designed for emerging leaders with 5+ years of experience to help them navigate from an individual contributor to a leader in their organization, this three-day event is cited by past participants as an invaluable boost to their careers.


“The leadership academy was a worthwhile experience that I would recommend to any upcoming leader in the profession. We must first better ourselves, before we can better others, and attending the leadership academy is a great first step!” – Addie Blickenstaff, CPA, Deleon & Stang, Audit Supervisor




  • Strengths Based Leadership
  • Professional Branding
  • Feedback


  • Collaboration & Facilitation
  • Delegation
  • Leading Hybrid teams


  • Anticipation
  • Strategic & Critical Thinking
  • Inclusive Leadership



Rebekah Brown 2
Rebekah J. Brown, CPA
Chief Executive Officer, MACPA

Rebekah Brown is a CPA who is passionate about the bright future of the accounting profession. From 5th grade classrooms to the Standing Advisory Group and Board of the PCAOB, Rebekah frequently presents on the accounting profession and it’s future. She is a certified facilitator, having guided firms, non-profits and accounting professionals in the United States and Canada in the strategic planning process. In 2017, 2019 and 2020 Rebekah was recognized by CPA Practice Advisor as a top thought leader under 40 in the profession. In 2020, Rebekah was a Maryland Daily Record Leading Women Honoree.

Bill Sheridan 2
Bill Sheridan, CAE
Chief Communications Officer, MACPA

Bill Sheridan is a knowledge hunter, content curator and lifelong learner.  As chief communications officer for the Maryland Association of CPAs, he created and co-authors the association’s acclaimed blog; he created and hosts the MACPA’s weekly “Future-Proof” podcast; and he manages the association’s member communications and numerous social networks. He was named one of Accounting Today’s “100 Most Influential People in Accounting” for 2016.


This program is brought to you by the MACPA Foundation. Scholarships are available, please contact

Hotel accommodations can be booked here.

Maryland Association of CPAs
Course Level
CPE Field of Study
Personal Development
Rebekah Brown Bill Sheridan
MACPA Headquarters
901 Dulaney Valley Rd
Towson, MD 21204 US
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Event Information
October 26 - 28, 2022
8:30 am - 5:00 pm EST
MACPA Headquarters
901 Dulaney Valley Rd
Towson, MD 21204 US
Total CPE Credits


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Leadership Academy 2022

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