President and CEO,
Ohio Society of CPAs
As the leader of one of the
most influential state soci-
eties, Price has been work-
ing with the AICPA and
other societies on CPA mobility issues, and
on keeping his own state from imposing taxes
on accounting and consulting services.
Career Highlights: President and CEO, Ohio Society
of CPAs; various positions, including assistant ex-
ecutive director and PR director; joined, 1972 … In-
formation specialist, U.S. Army, 1970-1972. Account
executive, Coastline Advertising Agency, 1968-1970.
Other Affiliations: Immediate past chair, American
Society of Association Executives … Chair, Shared
Services LLC; State Societies Network … Past chair,
CPA Society Executives Association … Past chair,
AICPA Accountants Legal Liability Committee; Ac-
counting Careers Committee … Past chair, Associa-
tionPAC … Past president, Ohio Society of Associa-
Education: Franklin University, 1969, BS BA.
Personal: Born 1947, Kansas City, Mo. … Married to
Vicky … One son.
CEO, Deloitte Touche
Quigley is well-known on
the world stage, both from
leading the international
firm to new growth, and as
a voice on global accounting issues.
Career Highlights: CEO, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu,
2007-present; CEO and executive committee member, Deloitte & Touche USA, 2003-2007; vice chairman; regional MP, Northeast practice; national industry leader, manufacturing practice; joined, 1974.
Other Affiliations: Steering Committee, International Integrated Reporting Committee … Advisory
Committee on Improvements to Financial Reporting
… Past member, various committees, AICPA ... Past
board member, CAQ … U.S. co-chair, TransAtlantic
Business Dialogue … Trustee, U.S. Council for International Business … Trustee, FAF … National Advisory Committee, Brigham Young University.
Education: Utah State University, 1974, BS.
Personal: Born 1952, Utah ... Married to Bonnie ...
A primary consulting voice
in the areas of partner is-
sues, compensation and M&A, Rosenberg’s
annual MAP survey is required reading
among midsized firms — and he has also
turned his keen eye toward working with the
younger generation of CPAs.
Career Highlights: President, The Rosenberg Asso-
ciates, 1994-present ... National director of manage-
ment consulting, PDI, 1988-1994 ... CFO, Friedman,
Eisenstein, Raemer & Schwartz, 1982-1988 ... VP of
finance, International Division, Mark Controls Corp.,
1974-1982 ... Senior auditor, Ernst & Ernst, 1970-1974.
Other Affiliations: Founder and publisher, The
Rosenberg MAP Survey; The Management Catalyst
Newsletter … AICPA ... ICPAS ... Founding member,
New Horizons Group … Leader, The North Shore
Roundtable and the Wilmette Roundtable Groups.
Education: University of Illinois, 1970, BS Acctg.
Personal: Born 1948, Chicago ... Married to Ellen ...
Two children ... Chicago Cubs fan fanatic (still).
Ross has spearheaded the
drive to increase minority
representation in the profession, pushing
firms to recognize the underlying causes for
lack of advancement and why so many Afri-
can-Americans decide to leave accounting.
Career Highlights: Director, Center for Accounting
Education, Howard University School of Business,
2004-present … Various positions to Mid-Atlantic
Area MP, KPMG, 1966-1973; 1976-2003; Board of
Directors, 1994-2003 … Partner, Ross, Stewart, Ben-
Other Affiliations: Founding member and first president, National Association of Black Accountants …
AICPA … Director, Cohen & Steers Mutual Funds;
PHI Corp … Chair, Hoop Dreams … Treasurer, Howard University Middle School for Mathematics and
Science … Greater Washington Urban League.
Education: Long Island University, 1968, MBA; 1966,
Personal: Born St. Kitts, West Indies, 1943 … Married
to Cecelia … Two adult children
Generational guru Ryan
knows what’s up with
kids today. Her dynamic
message on how to engage young people
in the workforce has gotten her noticed as a
sought-after speaker on recruiting, retention
and leadership issues who continues to push
the envelope and offer firms cutting-edge an-
swers to their most challenging questions.
Career Highlights: Founder and owner, Next Gener-
ation Consulting, 1998-present … Executive director,
Keep Iowa Beautiful, 1998-1999 … Adjunct professor,
Hamilton College, 1998-1999; contract trainer/high
school coordinator, 1994-1996. … Future projects
analyst, American Media Inc., 1997-1998 … School-
to-work business coordinator and local partnership
coordinator, Iowa Association of Business and In-dustry/Iowa School to Work Office, 1996-1997.
Other Affiliations: Partner, The Advisory Board …
Author, Live First, Work Second: Getting Inside the
Head of the Next Generation; The Productivity Path …
Board member/trustee, Alverno College; U.S. Global
Leadership Council; Greater Madison Chamber of
Education: Drake University, 2004, BA Economics
and International Relations. … Institute for European Studies, 1993 … Budapest University of Economic
Personal: Born 1972, Green Bay, Wis. … Partner,
Blog/Twitter: nextgenerationconsulting.com/blog /
President and CEO,
CCH, a Wolters
Sabbatis has led the com-
pany in developing new
tools for tax and accounting professionals.
Foremost among these is the company’s new
IntelliConnect platform, soon to be a model
throughout Wolters Kluwer.
Career Highlights: President and CEO, CCH, North
America, 2010-present; president, CCH, 2007-2010;
executive VP of sales and marketing, Wolters Kluwer
Tax & Accounting, 2002-2007; VP of business development, CCH Tax Compliance, 2002; division sales
manager, CCH Computax, 1981-1992 … Chief marketing officer, Advantage MOTI, Datamatics, 2001-
2002 … VP of business development and strategic
accounts, Thomson Tax & Accounting, 1998-2001 …
VP of sales and consulting, CLR/Fasttax, 1992-1998.
Education: Cleveland State University, 1981, BBA
Personal: Born 1958, Cleveland … Married to Shay
… Three children.
As chief of the country’s
largest accounting firm,
Salzberg is no ivory tower
executive, as he has been
at the forefront of such
progressive issues as increased diversity hiring and leadership development, and green
initiatives. That may be why he was named
Executive of the Year at this year’s American
Career Highlights: CEO, Deloitte, 2007-present;
member, U.S. Board of Directors, Deloitte Touche
Tohmatsu Global Executive Committee, DTT Global
Board of Directors; U.S. MP, 2003-2007; leader, Deloitte Tax, 2000-2003; national tax deputy MP, 1999-
2000; Tri-State Group MP, 1996-1999; partner, 1985;
Other Affiliations: Board, Center for Audit Quality …
New York State Bar Association … AICPA … New York
State Society of CPAs … New York County Lawyers
With social media such a hot topic, we
asked our Top 100 candidates if they were
participating personally in the revolution
by blogging or tweeting on Twitter. Given
the demands on their time, it’s perhaps not
surprising that just about half of the 102
respondents don’t do either, but we were
surprised to find that a significant number
are on Twitter.
A number of candidates noted that their
companies have blogs or Twitter accounts,
but unless the individual directly contributed to them, we didn’t count those votes.
And while we didn’t ask about it, a sizable
number reported a presence on LinkedIn
— and two noted that they are frequent
We’ve added the Top 100 People’s blog
addresses and Twitter handles to their bios
this year, but be warned: Many noted that
while they may have a blog or a handle,
they didn’t update or tweet very often.
Do you blog or tweet?
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Association … Board, Committee for Encouraging
Corporate Philanthropy; Partnership for New York
… Advisory Board, International Business Leaders
Forum … International councilor, Center for Strategic & International Studies … Chair, Capital Steering Committee, YMCA of Greater New York ... Board
chair, College Summit … Board, Vanderbilt University Owen School of Management.
Education: New York University School of Law, 1981,
LLM Taxation … Brooklyn Law School, 1977, JD …
Brooklyn College, 1974, Acctg.
Personal: Born 1953.
Schapiro has worked
mightily to restore the tarnished reputation of the
SEC in the past year by getting tougher on enforcement and bringing charges against some of
the mightiest of Wall Street firms, while mak-