Achievement Recognized at the 2020 AICPA FVS Conference
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Standing Ovation Recognition Program has recognized Jordan Graves, CPA, ABV as one of 22 outstanding young CPAs in the Area of forensic accounting and business valuation.
Graves, along with a select group of CPAs age 40 and younger from across the country, was honored at the AICPA’s 2020 Forensic & Valuation Services (FVS) Conference.
“Jordan is a dynamic young CPA who is driving positive results in his practice area and supporting the future value of the accounting profession,” said Jeannette Koger, CPA, CGMA, the AICPA’s Vice President of Advisory Services and Credentialing. “he is a high achiever who has demonstrated significant accomplishments in the area of forensic accounting, and business valuation, and he provides exemplary service to his employer, peers, and community.”
The Standing Ovation Program recognizes young CPAs who go above and beyond in giving back to their companies, their communities, and the accounting profession. Recipients also exhibit exemplary professional achievement in the specialty areas of forensic accounting and business valuation. Requirements for nomination to the Standing Ovation program for the FVS specialty area include maintaining an active CPA license, being an AICPA member in good standing, and holding either a Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) or Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) specialty credential.
The 2020 honorees were nominated for performing a wide range of activities, some of which included expanding the forensic and valuation services offerings within a firm, chairing a state CPA society, serving as Treasurer for a non-profit organization that combats homelessness, giving presentations at AICPA conferences, and serving as an expert witness in court. Additional examples include participating in outreach to university accounting programs, mentoring younger colleagues, and judging a university’s accounting student competition.