Accounting Club Honors Students and Alumni

Alumni accountants Michael Gallagher '58 (top) and Keith Bachman '88 (center) received the 2010 Pinnacle Award at the Accounting Club Awards ceremony April 25. Prof. John Rossi presented the Young Accounting Alumni Award to Michael Caffrey III. Photos by Eddie Flaherty '12.

The Moravian College Accounting Club held its annual awards ceremony April 25 in the HUB Pavilion. After a reception and dinner, guest speakers Keith R. Bachman '88, CPA, CVA and Michael J. Gallagher '58, CPA, both partners with ParenteBeard, LLC, addressed the audience of nearly 100 students, alumni, family, and friends.

Gallagher and Bachman were honored for their career achievements with the Pinnacle Award; Michael A. Caffrey III '05, CPA, audit supervisor for McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, received the Young Accounting Alumni Award.

Advisor John Rossi, associate professor of accounting, cultivates ties with Moravian's alumni accountants, who serve as mentors for accounting students. Rossi and Barbara Vinciguerra, assistant professor of accounting, hosted the event and presented awards.

2010 Student Accounting Awards:

PA Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
Outstanding Senior Award – Alessandra Valdetara

Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Outstanding Senior Award – Douglas C. Miller

Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Outstanding Senior Award – Philip M. Spence

Grossman Accounting Award, Outstanding Senior Award –
Michael Bishop

Lucas Accounting Award (Junior) Female Award Winners – Chrystie Giangiobbe, Taylor Sperduto
Male Award Winners – Gregory Rittenhouse, Christopher Y. Youn

Lehigh Valley PICPA Scholarship (2009) - Hongbo Hannah Yang '11, Erinn L. Hess '12, Allison DeNuzzie '11
PICPA Scholarship (2009) — Hongbo Hannah Yang
The Becker CPA 2009-10 Campus Representative – Alessandra Valdetara
The Becker CPA 2010-11 Campus Representative – Mary K. Kearney '11