CTCPA Past President Michael Weinshel Posthumously Honored with Prestigious NASBA Award

CTCPA Past President Michael Weinshel, CPA, was one of three CPAs honored by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy at the organization's annual meeting in October.

Michael was recognized posthumously as the recipient of the NASBA Distinguished Service Award, which honors individuals who have demonstrated an unswerving commitment and dedication to enhancing the mission of NASBA. A former Northeast regional director of NASBA and a former chair of NASBA’s Enforcement Assessment and Best Practices Committee, he also previously served as a member of the Connecticut State Board of Accountancy and as past president of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants, where he received the Society’s Meritorious Service Award and Public Service Award. As a member of the American Society of CPAs (AICPA), he served two terms on Council, chaired the AICPA Joint Trial Board and served on their Accountant’s Legal Liability, State Legislation Taxation, and State Society Relations Committees. A practicing CPA for almost 50 years, Michael earned his MBA from the University of Bridgeport. Most recently, he served as managing member of Weinshel, Wynnick & Associates, CPAs, LLC.

Michael's family and longtime partner Mark Wynnick and wife Elizabeth Wynnick, both CTCPA members, were on hand at the meeting to accept the award on his behalf.