Gregory Anton has been appointed chairman of
the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Elected by the AICPA’s council, Anton succeeds
Paul Stahlin for the one-year volunteer position starting this

At his acceptance speech, Anton outlined
AICPA’s agenda for the coming year, which included the continued
push for private company financial reporting standards and the
debut of a new management accounting credential – in partnership
with the UK’s Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Anton also acknowledged that although
technology has transformed the way financial information is
collected, processed and presented, a CPA is valued for their
uniquely human ability to “decipher, disseminate and manage

Anton is also the co-founder of Anton Collins
Mitchell, an 85-employee accounting firm with offices in Denver and
Greeley, Colorado.