Fellows recognized for their outstanding professional and community contributions
TORONTO, Oct. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario is proud to announce that Kurt Schobel, FCPA, FCMA of Kingston has been recognized as one of six new Fellows to CMA Ontario and of the Society of Certified Management Accountants of Canada.
The FCPA, FCMA designation is a prestigious, national honorary designation awarded to CPA, CMAs who, through their outstanding achievements including community leadership, bring distinction to the accounting profession and serve as a role model to others. FCPA, FCMAs are nominated by their peers, who have recognized their exemplary qualities and contributions.
Kurt is an Assistant Professor at the Royal Military College of Canada, a university that is part of the Department of National Defence charged with providing undergraduate and graduate education to Canada's military members and to civilian students who have an interest in defence and security. A CMA since 2007, Kurt teaches accounting courses at RMCC and at Queen's University, where he enthusiastically promotes the accounting profession as a career option for students.
An active member of the Kingston community, he volunteers at Kingston area schools and was the President of the Kingston Blue Marlins Swim Club from 2009 to 2011.
Chartered professional accountants are valued by organizations for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. The FCPA, FMCA designation further demonstrates excellence in management accounting, commitment and pride to CPA Ontario, and active involvement in improving the well-being of their respective communities that brings respect to the member and the accounting profession.
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About the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's more than 80,000 CPAs and approximately 20,000 CPA students. CPA Ontario serves the public interest by developing, monitoring and enforcing the highest standards of professional competence and ethical conduct. Chartered professional accountants are valued by organizations for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. For information on the profession, visit www.cpaontario.ca. To become a CPA in Ontario, visit www.gocpaontario.ca.
SOURCE: The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
For further information: Perry Jensen, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, 416-969-4271 or 1-800-387-0735, ext. 271, [email protected]; Amy Mulhern, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, 416-322-6520 or 1-800-668-1454 ext. 8311, [email protected]