Top 100 People
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expansion of the new Registered Tax Return
Career Highlights: Director, Office of Professional
Responsibility, Internal Revenue Service, 2009-pres-
ent … Attorney-at-law, Taggart & Hawkins PC, 1984-
2009 … Tax supervisor, Touche Ross, 1979-1982 …
Assistant dean of student affairs, University of California – Davis, 1973-1976 … Communications consultant, Pacific Bell, 1969-1973.
Other Affiliations: Founder, San Francisco Pro Se/
Pro Bono Tax Court Project … California Bar Association … American College of Tax Counsel … Author,
LexisNexis California State Tax Practice Insights.
Education: Golden Gate University, 1981, MBA Tax
Law; 1979, JD … University of California — Davis,
1976, M.Ed Applied Behavior Science … University
of Massachusetts – Amherst, 1967, BA Elizabethan &
John Hewitt Founder and CEO, Liberty Tax Service Asco-founderof Jackson- Hewitt and sole founder of the booming Liberty Tax Service, Hewitt is a
major leader in the tax prep business.
Career Highlights: Founder, CEO, president and
chairman, Liberty Tax Service, 1996-present ...
Founder, CEO and president, Jackson Hewitt, 1982-
1996 ... President, Hewtax Software Development,
1981-1988 ... Regional director, H&R Block, 1980-
1981; district manager, 1975-1980; tax preparer/as-sistant manager, 1969-1975.
Other Affiliations: Co-founder, Stop Hunger Now;
Run For Food.
Education: Attended University of Buffalo, 1967-
Personal: Born 1949, Detroit ... Divorced ... Five children, nine grandchildren.
Marie Hollein President and CEO, FEI Hollein’s FEI is an over- flowing font of useful in- formation on corporate finance, producing must-read reports on everything from audit fees
to the top challenges facing finance departments around the world.
Career Highlights: President and CEO, Financial
Executives International, 2009-present … Managing
director of financial risk management, KPMG, 2005-
2009 … Vice president and regional director, Ruesch
International, 2002-2005 … Senior VP and head of
foreign exchange sales, ABN Amro Bank, 1997-2001
… Senior VP and regional head of foreign exchange
sales, Citibank, 1993-1997 … Assistant treasurer,
Westinghouse Electric Corp., 1974-1993.
Other Affiliations: Board member, COSO … Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council …
Advisory Board, Comeback America Initiative …
Certification chair, Association for Financial Professionals; past chair, National Education Committee
… Advisory Board, Journal of Treasury Management;
International Finance & Treasury … Treasury Management Association … New York Treasurers’ Group
… International Corporate Treasurers’ Group.
Education: Carnegie Mellon University, Master of
Finance and Management … LaRoche College, BS.
Personal: Born in Pittsburgh … Married to David …
Tom Hood CEO and executive director, MACPA In the last year, Hood helped facilitate inter- active future forum ses- sions through MACPA’s
Business Learning Institute as part of the
AICPA’s recently completed grassroots CPA
Horizons 2025 report on global trends and
future insights within the profession. He also
guided the launch of MACPA’s Center for
Transparency, Performance Management
and Accountability using XBRL.
Career Highlights: CEO and executive director,
Maryland Association of CPAs, 1997-present ... CFO
and principal, Bryn Awel Corp., 1985-1997 ... Accounting systems analyst, RTKL Associates Inc.,
1981-1985 ... Staff accountant, Finance Co. of America, 1978-1981.
Other Affiliations: President and CEO, Business
Learning Institute Inc. ... Past president, CPA State
Executives Association … Board member, Shared
Services LLC ... CPE Advisory Committee, AICPA;
CPA Horizons 2025; former member, Special Committee on Mobility, Special Committee on Enhanced
Business Reporting; past chair, CPA Vision Project …
Co-chair, Board of Directors, State Societies Network
Inc. ... American Society of Association Executives ...
Finance Committee, McDonogh School.
Education: Johns Hopkins University, 1994, MS Finance — Real Estate ... University of Baltimore, 1982,
Master’s equivalent — Information Systems ... Loyola
College of Maryland, 1977, BA Accounting.
Personal: Born 1959, Baltimore ... Married to Sharon
... Three boys.
Blog/Twitter: www.cpasuccess.com / @tomhood /
Hans Hoogervorst Chairman, IASB As he waits in hope of the U.S. adopting internation- al standards, the patience of the head of the board
that sets IFRS seems to be waning — but his
constant hectoring calls for the U.S. to adopt
may turn out to be counterproductive.
Career Highlights: Chairman, International Accounting Standards Board, 2011-present … Chairman, Authority for Financial Markets, The Netherlands, 2007-2011 … Minister of health, welfare and
sport, The Netherlands, 2003-2007; minister of finance, 2002-2003; state secretary of social affairs and
employment, 1998-2002 … Parliament, The Netherlands, 1994-1998 … Policy assistant on finance, People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy, 1988-1994