Edward Guttenplan, CPA, CGMA, MBA, has been appointed President-Elect of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) for a one-year term beginning June 1, 2016.
“I am proud and honored to serve as President- Elect of the New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJCPA)" says Guttenplan. "The organization, consisting of over 15,000 CPAs in private and public practices in NJ, is committed to furthering the profession and supporting its members and the business community. The profession has been great to not only me, but the whole Wilkin & Guttenplan team and I look to give back through my volunteerism and this leadership role. I thank the entire NJCPA staff and the past volunteer leaders who served as role models before me who have set the standards for professionalism and service in our chosen careers. While ever-changing, the future is bright and I hope to serve our current members as well as to the next generation of future CPAs.”
The NJCPA is the fourth largest business and professional association in NJ and the ninth largest state CPA society in the country. Guttenplan, Managing Shareholder at Wilkin & Guttenplan, P.C., East Brunswick, joined the New Jersey Society of CPAs in 1981. He served as a trustee for both the NJCPA Board of Trustees and NJCPA Education Foundation and most currently as the secretary for the NJCPA Board of Trustees. He has also been a member of the NJCPA Student Programs & Scholarships, Human Resources, CPE, Special Awards committees and various other initiatives. Guttenplan is a recipient of the NJCPA Distinguished Service Merit Coin - Standard of Excellence Recognition as well as Recipient of the NJCPA 2004/2005 Leadership Award. In the Middlesex/Somerset Chapter, he has served as treasurer, secretary, vice president and president.
Guttenplan is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and is a past board member of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) of New Jersey, where he was induced into the CAI Hall of Fame.
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