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Jessica McClain, CPA, CITP, CISA, PMP, CGFM – 2023 “40 Under 40” Honoree

Jessica McClain, CPA, CITP, CISA, PMP, CGFM – 2023 “40 Under 40” Honoree

Chief Financial Officer
Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital

Recent Career Highlights

  • 2023 CPA Practice Advisor Most Powerful Women in Accounting
    • 2023 Association Forum Forty Under 40 Honoree
    • 2023 Nonprofit CFO of the Year Award Rising Star
    • Speaker at Accounting+ and Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) Event at HD Woodson High School, in Washington DC in March 2023
    • Leader Speaker for the 2023 Northern Virginia Community College Accounting Symposium in April 2023
    • Panelist for Women Who Mean Business Series: Skills CFOs Need Now for Career Growth, Oracle NetSuite, December 2023
    • Panelist for Accounting Exploration: Unveiling Pathways and Possibilities, MACPA/VSCPA/NCACPA Event, November 2023
    • Panelist for NCACPA Professional Women’s Conference, Mentorship, Allyship and the Women in the Profession Session, November 2023
    • Panelist for CFO Leadership Council-DC Chater, The Evolution to Greatness: The Transformative CFO Roadmap Event, September 2023
    • Panelist for AICPA ENGAGE Conference, Choose Your Own Adventure CPA Edition Session, June 2023

What are you doing to make a difference in the profession, your community, the world?
I am a passionate advocate for the profession, leveraging my platform to shape its future through conference speaking, panel discussions, podcasts, and media features on diversity, equity & inclusion, and the pipeline. Committed to nurturing the next generation, I volunteer at both national and state levels with the AICPA and state socitieis. I also mentor students, young professionals,  and CPA candidates. I also serve as National Treasurer of Omicron Delta Kappa, utilizing my accounting expertise to give back.

Current Professional Reading / Listening
 I plan to read all of Carla Harris’ books this year starting with Expect to Win.

See all of the 2023 “40 Under 40” and “20 Under 40” honorees.