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Contents
On the cover
This issue's cover features the panelists from the It's Just Life: Kickoff to Life
program held on May 22 at Cigna in Bloomfield.
Pictured from left are:
Rachel Tressy, CPA, VP, Underwriting, Cigna Corporation
Carrie Casciani, CPA, Partner, KPMG
Corliss Montesi, CPA, VP, Finance and CFO, Sikorsky Aerospace Services
CTCPA President Noelle Taddei, CPA, Associate Professor of Accounting,
Post University and Adjunct Instructor, Housatonic Community College
Mary Hoeltzel, CPA, Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, Cigna Corporation
See page 12 for the full story.
Features
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MinorityNon-CPAFirmOwnership
NowLawinConnecticut
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BylawsVote2012:BringingtheCTCPA
Constitutionintothe21stCentury
By Noelle Taddei, CPA

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MemberSpotlight:JohnF.Pearson,CPA

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It'sJustLifeWomen'sProgramDebuts

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ETFGolfTournamentBytheNumbers
By Caitlin Bailey O'Neill

18
AdvicefromaNontraditional
CPACandidate
By Brent Simeon
Upcoming Programs
and Events
17 2012EducationalTrustFund
GolfTournament
20 CPEPages
24 Members-OnlyMeetings
26 KeepingUpwithCommittees
andInterestGroups
28 NewandYoungProfessionals
CalendarofEvents

29It'sKickballTime!
ThirdAnnualCharityKickball
TournamentandCookout
Member Matters
25 TheEssentialEvent:
PoliticsandHumorin2012
27 Welcome,NewPledges!
30 EducationalTrustFundNews
31 Congratulations,NewCPAs!
32 CAASCorner
33 FirmMovesandPromotions
34 MemberNews
35 Welcome,NewMembers!
36 MemberSnapshots
40 ClassifiedAdvertisements
42 CTCPAAffinityPartnerships