Who’s Under 40 and Making a Difference?

The Society is accepting nominations for the new and prestigious 40 Under 40 award. If you know someone in your firm, your chapter or on a committee who deserves the recognition, please complete the nomination form below before April 30, 2020. You can also nominate yourself.


  • Must be a college graduate between the ages of 21 and 40 as of December 1, 2019. 
  • Must hold a leadership role of importance in their organization.
  • Must have made significant achievements in their career in 2019.
  • Must have had substantial involvement in community service outside
    of the performance of their day-to-day job.
  • Must reside or work in the State of New York.
  • Must be a member of the New York State Society of CPAs.


Please ensure your nomination includes the following information:

  • Describe the nominee's current work
  • List what the nominee has accomplished in his or her workplace
  • Outline how the nominee's work has impacted the community
  • Tell us how the nominee has gone above and beyond in giving back to the community and/or nonprofit organizations
  • Suggest what future promise the nominee holds
  • Additional comments and reasons for nomination (explain why this individual deserves a prestigious 40 Under 40 Award)
  • If you are nominating yourself, please be sure to complete the fields for nominee and nominator.

Awards Ceremony

The 40 Under 40 awards ceremony will take place at the NextGen Conference in Rochester, NY on July 29, 2020. We strongly encourage all winners to attend.

For sponsorship information, please contact Darlene Rives, darlene.rives@mci-group.com, (410)-584-1930.

Nominations must be submitted no later than April 30, 2020 to be considered.  

Winners will be notified in June 2020.

For questions regarding the nomination process, please contact Darryl Jackson, djackson@nysscpa.org, (212) 719-8433.