Rachael K. Smith (Sarson) is an energetic CPA who is passionate about personal development. Rachael graduated form the AICPA Leadership Academy in 2012 which was a turning point for her. Professional and personal development for herself and those around her are her priority. She is active with the AICPA, the Indiana CPA Society and her local church, serving on multiple committees, having various leadership roles and conducting speaking engagements. Rachael works for White Lodging, the fastest-growing hotel ownership, development and management company in America. Rachael spent six years in public accounting working in both audit and tax and is now in her third year in industry. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Purdue University and earned her CPA in 2010.