Fast Track: Accelerating Solutions to the CPA Pipeline Decline

May 23, 2023

The decline in the CPA pipeline continues to dominate accounting headlines. A broad, profession-wide effort is now underway to address the root causes of the pipeline challenge. Jan Taylor, CPA, academic in residence and senior director at AICPA & CIMA, joins us to discuss the Pipeline Acceleration Plan, which includes measures to increase awareness about the profession, provide an alternative path to obtain the final 30 credits needed for licensure, equip firms with tools to attract and retain talent, and more.  


Don  Meyer

Don Meyer

Don Meyer, CAE, is the chief marketing officer of the New Jersey Society of CPAs, where he is responsible for setting the vision, strategy and direction for the organization’s marketing, communications and membership campaigns and for driving the success of a deep and broad swath of organizational initiatives. He can be reached at

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Jan  Taylor

Jan Taylor

Jan Taylor, CPA, CGMA, Ph.D., is an academic in residence and senior director of academic and student engagement at the AICPA & CIMA.

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