CGA Alberta CEO Available for Budget Commentary

CALGARY, Feb. 3 /CNW/ - John Carpenter, MBA, FCGA, CEO of the Certified General Accountants' Association of Alberta (CGA Alberta) is a reliable and well informed resource for reporters seeking background information, opinion and analysis, and commentary on the upcoming provincial and federal budgets.

Carpenter's area of expertise includes the federal and provincial budget, public policy, the Canadian economy, and other issues related to the accounting industry.

Carpenter assumed his current role with the Association in 1995 after 20-year tenure with a major Canadian bank. His banking experience ranged from small town retail bank branches to commercial banking in Canada's largest cities, and from small business start-ups to world scale mega-projects. At CGA Alberta he has lead the organization through major changes in professional regulation and significant growth in students and CGA membership. Carpenter is a member of the Audit Committee of the City of Calgary, and he teaches in the Bachelor of Commerce program at the University of Calgary.

The Certified General Accountants' Association is responsible for the education, regulation and promotion of CGAs in Alberta. There are more than 73,000 CGA members and students working across the country and around the world. CGA is the fastest growing accounting designation in Canada and is the designation of choice for students pursuing an accounting career in Alberta. For more information about CGA Alberta, please visit the web-site at www.cga-alberta.org.

For more information on John Carpenter, FCGA, please click on CGA Alberta CEO Bio - https://www.cga-alberta.org/cps/rde/xchg/cgaab/hs.xsl/816.htm.

For more information on CGA Alberta, visit www.cga-alberta.org - News and Media - https://www.cga-alberta.org/cps/rde/xchg/cgaab/hs.xsl/897.htm.

SOURCE Alberta Accountants Unification Agency

For further information: For further information: or to arrange an interview, please contact: Janice Harrington, Vice President, Communications and Government Relations, e: jharrington@cga-alberta.org, c: (403) 614-7941

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