Christina Camara is the managing editor of the monthly INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) newsletter. Chris conducts research and interviews MPs, CFOs and the profession’s thought leaders to keep IPA readers informed on the top management issues, best practices and innovations within the profession.
Chris began her career as a newspaper reporter and moved on to serve as publications manager for the Association for Government Accountants, a Washington, D.C.-area professional association, where she worked for 13 years.
Chris has worked with The Platt Group as an accounting profession writer since 2000. At IPA, Chris has cultivated strong relationships with “Best of the Best” firm leaders and consultants and stays current on major developments in public accounting. This year, she is also in charge of the annual contest for the Marketer of the Year, the most prestigious award of its kind in the profession.
Chris lives with her husband, two teenage boys and golden retriever in southern Rhode Island, just down the street from the University of Rhode Island, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and history and served as editor of the newspaper there.
Chris advocates for students with special needs in the South Kingstown, R.I., school district. She serves as a parent leader of the Special Education Local Advisory Committee, working closely with the school administration and school committee to identify and address the unmet needs of students with disabilities.