September/October 2013 Connecticut Advocacy. Community. Education. Driven • Active • Involved Meet three young professionals who have distinguished themselves as emerging leaders in the accounting profession. page 10 A publication of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants 5 7 8 26 Chairman Tom Reynolds Retires from State Board of Accountancy Connecticut’s Debt Clock Ticking u to CPA New & Young Professionals Watch DRS Commissioner’s Column: Plain Tax Talk, Smart Tax Policy Member Snapshots