Archive for the ‘AICPA’ Category

Dr. John Karaffa profiled in the Journal of Accountancy

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

ProSport CPA Founder Tapped for Prestigious Accounting Journal

Dr. John Karaffa, President and Founder of ProSport CPA, is profiled in the July issue of the Journal of Accountancy, the leading journal in the accounting industry. The magazine selects Certified Public Accountants in all walks of life to profile in each issue. Dr. Karaffa’s background proved quite interesting for the journal, as his past jobs included stints as a Chief Financial Officer, Controller, Professor, Coach, and Professional Basketball Player.

Dr. Karaffa’s company, ProSport CPA, is a local tax, accounting, and financial education firm that specializes in helping professional athletes. More information is available at www.prosportcpa.com.

The full article can be found at http://www.journalofaccountancy.com/Issues/2010/Jul/20102722.htm.

Karaffa – Journal of Accountancy July 2010

AICPA Campaign Profiles John Karaffa

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Certified Public Accountant Marketing Campaign Profiles Dr. John Karaffa of ProSport CPA

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has chosen Dr. John Karaffa as one of its key members for the recent advertising campaign to attract new entrants into the profession.

Start Here, Go Places (www.startheregoplaces.com) was created by the AICPA to inform students and educators about the range and breadth of an accounting career. “The website is a place for students to realize the incredibly rich possibilities of a career in accounting,” said Jeannie Patton, AICPA vice president – students, academics and membership. “As more college students graduate with degrees in accounting, younger people are increasingly intrigued by the field. Start Here, Go Places. is designed to be their guide to this rewarding profession. The site offers a more personalized experience for students to explore an accounting career, breaks stereotypes and features real CPAs.”

Dr. Karaffa’s company, ProSport CPA, is a tax, accounting, and financial education firm that specializes in helping professional athletes. More information is available at www.prosportcpa.com.

The complete AICPA profile can be found at: http://www.startheregoplaces.com/why-accounting/real-life-cpas/john-karaffa/.

Karaffa – AICPA.org – April 2010