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W. Ashley Thiem Selected for AICPA's 'Standing Ovation Honors'
W. Ashley Thiem, CPA, of Paraklete Financial, Inc. in Charleston, SC is selected as one of 22 recipients of the first annual 'Standing Ovation Honors.'
The Standing Ovation program recognizes young CPAs who demonstrate exceptional professional achievement in specialization areas. Requirements for nomination for the Standing Ovation program in the Personal Financial Planning area include maintaining an active CPA license, being an AICPA member in good standing, and holding the PFS (Personal Financial Specialist) designation. Nominees must be 40 years old or younger.
"The AICPA is pleased to recognize these outstanding young CPAs who hold the PFS credential for their contributions to personal financial planning," said Andrea Millar, CPA/PFS, AICPA's associate director of Personal Financial Planning. "Personal financial planning is a fast-growing field with increasing demand and this underscores the opportunity for up and coming CPAs to serve the public interest by providing these services."