The National Society of Black Certified Public Accountants (NSBCPA) has announced the appointment of Darryl R. Matthews, Sr. as its president and CEO.
The society aims to increase the number of Black CPAs by providing CPA exam candidates with the resources and coaching to pass the exam, ensuring they become CPAs.
Most recently Matthews served as a partnership specialist for the 2020 Decennial Census, the executive director of the National Association of Black Accountants, the National Medical Association, a national professional organization that represents the interests of more than 50,000 African American physicians.
Earlier in his career, Matthews was the executive director and chief operating officer of the National Association of Black Accountants, where he helped them to achieve their most profitable years, coupled with remarkable growth.
Shannon Nashm, board chair, NSBCPA, said: “Darryl brings more than 30 years of diversified leadership experience in association and non-profit management.
“He is a proven leader in strategic planning, fundraising, and grants management with a successful record of increasing an organization’s partnership and donor base. He has an extensive global network of resources and is well connected.”
Commenting on his new appointment, Matthews added: “My vision is to ensure that through effective programming and mentoring we will be the premier membership society of choice for blacks pursuing certification in public accounting, and excellence in their professional endeavors.”