Cari Weston, MST, CPA, CGMA, is Director of Tax Practice & Ethics for the AICPA. She leads the team responsible for monitoring tax issues, communicating to CPA tax practitioners and developing resources to assist in their work. She is a frequent writer and speaker on tax, ethics, leadership, practice management, technology, and the future of the accounting profession. She has also been quoted in many news sources including: The New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Boston Globe, CNBC, Chicago Tribune, and Time Magazine and actively tweets on profession issues at the handle @CariWestonCPA. Cari received her BS in Accountancy and MS in Taxation from the William P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Prior to joining the AICPA, she spent close to 20 years in public accounting, including most recently as the owner of a boutique tax practice in Austin, Texas. When not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children in their home in northern Virginia, reading, and enjoying the outdoors.