MACPA Elects New Board


The Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA) has elected Herbert Geary III, a partner with UHY LLP and managing director of UHY Advisors, as chair of its 2022-23 board of directors. He succeeds Aronson LLC partner Lexy Kessler, who served as 2021-22 chair.

A member of MACPA since 1988, Geary has more than 30 years of accounting and auditing experience, specializing in areas that include closely held businesses, manufacturing, wholesalers, distributors, construction contractors, local governments and non-profit organizations.

“Our future isn’t created, it’s co-created,” Geary says. “That kind of collaboration among the MACPA’s board, our volunteers and our leadership team has resulted in a shared vision for our association’s future and a solid strategy for how to achieve it. I’m committed to realizing that vision by creating and expanding opportunities for our members, volunteers and leaders to collaborate. We can build a blueprint for the profession of tomorrow, but only if we work together.”

Joining Geary on the board for 2022-23 are:

Vice chair: Christine Aspell, KPMG LLP

Secretary-treasurer: Thomas White, CareFirst BC / BS

Past chair: Lexy Kessler, Aronson LLC

Karl Ahlrichs, Gregory & Appel

Maxene Bardwell, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

Elise Brouillette, PwC

Michael Kimbrough, University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business

Kim Mustard, HCFL

Dave Ryan, CompensationGPS

Brett Sanders, Bird Global Inc.

Savedra Scott, Savvy Financial Solutions

Categories: Associations, People, Leadership

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