Whitinger & Company Senior Accountant Lauren Dickson, CPA has been selected for the Indiana CPA Society Young Pros Leadership Academy (YPLA) for 2021-2023.
The Young Pros Leadership Academy (YPLA) is a 2-year program for INCPAS members 30 years old and younger. YPLA focuses on helping young professionals in the accounting industry develop their leadership skills, understand larger aspects of the CPA profession, and serve as advocates promoting the profession and Society to their peers.
Through YPLA, members commit about 40 hours of their time per year to Center of Excellence online coursework, several one-day meetings and participation in a book club. Skills learned throughout the program have helped members get promotions, new jobs, and reignite their passion for the profession.
Dickson is a licensed CPA and is a member of the Indiana CPA Society and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She joined Whitinger & Company in 2019 and transferred to the firm’s Indianapolis office a short time later. As a Senior Accountant, Lauren is responsible for accounting, consulting, and tax compliance services for businesses, individuals, and nonprofits. She works with clients to prepare tax returns and performs tax planning and research for individual and business clients.