by Federica Tedeschi
Eric Hansen has been elected chair of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), effective February 2018.
Hansen is currently the chief operating officer of BKD CPAs & Advisors. The AICPA also elected Bill Reeb as vice-chair and they will both serve until May 2019.
Hansen’s priorities for his term include harnessing technology to create more value for clients and businesses as well as extending the profession’s influence in a connected, global society, and evolving professional skills, advancing learning opportunities and creating future leaders.
AICPA was launched in 1887 and counts 418,000 members.