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CPT Board of Directors

The CPT Board of Directors meets quarterly, but offers continuous guidance and support throughout the year. The CPT is privileged to have these leaders share their knowledge and professional experience.

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Donald Burkett
CPT Chair
Executive Vice President, Burkett, Burkett & Burkett CPAs
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    Jimmy Burkes, CPA
    CPT Secretary
    (Retired) Partner, Haddox, Reid, Eubanks, Betts PLLC
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      David A. Costello, CPA
      CPT Life Director
      President & CEO, Retired NASBA & NASBA CPT
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        Milton Brown
        CPT Life Director
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          Larry Bridgesmith, J.D., ESQ
          CPT Life Director
          CRO ERM Legal Solutions
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            J. Coalter Baker, CPA
            Partner, Baker & Cockburn, PLLC CPAs
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              Tommye Barie, CPA
              EVP, Leadership Development Succession Institute, LLC
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                Jason Brooks, Ph.D., MBA
                Founder & CEO of Thrive
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                  Kevin James, Ph.D., CPA
                  Professor, North Carolina A&T University
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                    William Latham, Ph.D.
                    Chief Student Development & Success Officer
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                    Delbert Madison
                    Senior Vice President, Cash Management Officer
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                    Sean McVey, CPA
                    Partner, Deloitte LLP
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                      Kymberly Messersmith
                      Managing Director, KPMG
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                        Kent Noble
                        Bill Daniels Chair of Business Ethics University of Wyoming College of Business, Department of Management & Marketing
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                          Andrea Perry, ESQ
                          Member, Attorney Bone McAllester Norton PLLC
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                          Joseph Petito, Esq.
                          Principal-Public Policy, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Retired
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