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ACIS Emerging Leaders Board

The Accounting and Information Systems Emerging Leaders Board (“ELB”) is organized to serve as a network of volunteers established for the purpose of promoting, supporting and improving the Accounting and Information Systems Department at Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business. ELB members assist the Department and College in activities that serve for the good of the College, help strengthen relationships among the College, businesses, alumni, current and future students.

Member Name

Firm or Company


Brian Benson Lawrence Companies Controller
Katelyn Benson Nielsen IQ IT Audit Manager
Ethan Bickford RSM US Senior Associate
Roger  Boateng Morgan Franklin Senior Manager
Hannah Brewer KPMG Manager
Madison Combs KPMG Senior Associate
Tim Duffy Kelso Senior Associate
Jordan Frate Green Walker Assurance Associate
Chris  Frye Yount Hyde & Barbour Principal
Nick Guyer EY Senior Auditor
O'Neill Hagen Deloitte Audit Senior
Zack Helmintoller PWC Senior Associate
Kaitlyn Hood RSM US Assurance Senior Associate
Negar Jamshidmehr EY Tax Senior III
Caroline Kew Baker Tilly Senior Consultant
Phil La Rosa WithumSmith+Brown Audit Manager
Stephen Lawson Baker Tilly Partner
Katie Letchworth Capital One Principal
Abbey Lombardo Dominion Enterprises Controller
Rachelle McKee Deloitte Senior Manager
Nasser Mikdadi KPMG Senior Associate
Matt Montgomery PWC Senior Auditor
Jack Murphy The Carlyle Group AP Staff Accountant
Brandon Pope Vaco Assoc. Director of Business Development
Eric Poppe Cherry Bekaert Senior Manager
Emily Ricigliano Cherry Bekaert Audit Manager
Estee Rios Department of Justice Forensic Accountant
Sam Ross PWC Senior Associate
Scott Simmons Orbital ATK Technical Accounting Manager
Michelle Suarez-Marill RSM US Assurance Manager
Michael Underwood PWC Senior Associate
Laura Vitale KPMG Campus Recruiting Manager
Ashley  Zega RSM US Senior Manager