Leadership & Growth Alliance With Jessica Iennarella

Episode Summary

Jessica Iennarella shares more about the ASCPA Leadership & Growth Alliance and how this series will assist you in your professional growth and provide an opportunity to build a strong network of your peers.

Episode Notes

The Leadership & Growth Alliance is a growing community of Arizona professionals, within the first 10 years of their CPA careers, who are looking to develop leadership skills and get involved in the profession and the local community. Learn more and register at

By participating in this program, attendees will:

The program kicks off August 18 with Matt Altman, co-founder of local business Sportiqe Apparel Co. This session focuses on being the CEO of your own life and learning to balance your professional and personal life in a meaningful way. 

Future topics will include developing your professional image and values, finding and maintaining mentors, assessing personalities, values and emotional intelligence, vulnerability and communication, and developing multigenerational working environments. Attendees will walk away with resources, tools and action plans for personal and professional development.

Cost for the series is $295, which is an excellent investment for 10 hours of CPE, and space is limited. Most of the sessions will be virtual events hosted via Zoom, making them an easy fit for any schedule. Identify your emerging leaders and encourage their participation in the 2020-21 Leadership & Growth Alliance Series. 

More details on the program are available at or call us at (602) 252-4144.

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Guest Bio:

Jessica Iennarella is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner and is Certified in Financial Forensics. She began her career in forensic accounting in May 2012, calculating economic damages pertaining to both insurance claims and litigation. In December 2019, she left forensic accounting to serve as the controller for the State Bar of Arizona. This new role allows her to combine her financial analysis skills with her accounting background, while serving a professional association.

As a graduate of the AICPA’s 2016 Leadership Academy, she is passionate about giving back to the profession. She is a member of the ASCPA’s Board of Directors, a Member At-Large of the AICPA’s Council, as well as a member of multiple conference planning and young member leadership committees at the state and national level. She has also been a panelist and instructor for the ASCPA and the AICPA.

Outside of the profession, Jessica is passionate about animal welfare and participates in the event planning committee for the Arizona Humane Society’s Compassion with Fashion event.