National CPA Chairman To Visit St. Croix, St. Thomas
The Virgin Islands Board of Accountancy announces the visit this
week of Ernie Almonte, Chairman of the American Institute of
Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Almonte, who chairs the
nation's largest organization of CPAs, will kick off a financial
literacy campaign in the territory with a presentation on UVI's St.
Croix campus on Thursday, January 15. On Friday, January 16,
Almonte will give a presentation at a luncheon meeting at
Marriott's Frenchman's Reef on St. Thomas. Both events are open to
Mr. Almonte's presentation on Thursday, January 15, will take place
from 7 p.m. until 8:15 p.m. in Room 401 of the Melvin Evans Center
on the St. Croix campus, with a video link to the Chase Auditorium
(Business Building Room 110) on UVI's St. Thomas campus.
As individuals in the territory and the nation struggle to
understand rapidly changing financial conditions across the globe,
Almonte, who is Auditor General of the state of Rhode Island, will
provide perspective on the economic future.
The public is invited to attend both events. The St. Thomas
luncheon for AICPA Chairman Almonte will take place at Marriott's
Frenchman's Reef on Friday, January 16, from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30
p.m. Luncheon tickets are $30.00 per person. If interested, please
respond by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. For
further information please contact UVI Business Professor Francisco
Depusoir at 277-6670.