We’re bringing the profession’s most engaging speakers to you for up-to-date livestream learning. Get to know them, and register now!

You can’t be expected to be an expert on every topic. So when you’re not an expert, know an expert.

Spring Splash lets you maximize the value of your investment in membership by attending MORE of our Spring Splash offerings than you could during our traditional concurrent five-track event. SCACPA is offering a brand-new format, and here’s how to get the most out of it.

It starts by designing your own learning experience when you mix and match from some of the best education content and speakers around. SCACPA give you more options to grow when you join our multiple two-day tracks of learning and meet our trusted advisors.

We’re adopting and innovating so you can earn insightful CPE as we meet remotely.

Here’s what’s in store when you register now for unforgettable experiences this May and June. Choose from 60+ hours of expert-led CPE over the course of these eight days:

  • May 25-26: Nonprofit + Government
  • June 3-4: Business & Industry
  • June 16-17: Variety
  • June 22-23: A&A + Tax

SCACPA is working hard to coordinate with our speakers to make your 2021 online learning as interactive as possible and closer to what you would expect from an in-person event. Our elite practitioners deliver an incredible variety of the high-quality CPE you require, combined with the convenience and security of livestream presentations.

Click on the links in the course titles below to mix and match your sessions and attend as many as you choose individually. Register for Virtual Spring Splash 2021 and its related sessions today!

Bradley P. Burnett (2 courses)

Bradley is a tax accountant and attorney with an emphasis on tax planning and tax controversy. He has delivered more than 650 presentations on tax law and tax planning to CPAs, attorneys and civic groups throughout 46 states, Washington D.C., and British Columbia.

Ramona Farrell (2 courses)

Ramona is the owner of Farrell Insights LLC. With more than 20 years of diversified financial consulting and forensic accounting experience, Ramona specializes in forensic accounting and consulting with family-owned and other privately-owned businesses, conducting financial investigations and special accountings, and testifying in litigation matters.

Melisa Galasso (6 courses)

Melisa is the founder of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC and SCACPA’s advisor on A&A topics. With over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession, she designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting.

Chris Jenkins (2 courses)

Chris is the SCACPA CEO and reports to the Board of Directors. As CEO, Chris leads strategic planning initiatives, fosters relationships with strategic partners, and promotes and develops member services.

Kristen Jerome

Kristen is a Senior Manager with a focus on Audit/Assurance at Bauknight Pietras & Stormer PA. Her forte is business advisory services and assurance engagements. She has experience in the special practice areas of merger and acquisition due diligence, assessing and applying for energy tax credits and deductions, IRS and DOL compliance programs, best practice assessments, business valuations and forecasting.

Jennifer Louis (8 courses)

Jennifer has more than 25 years of experience in designing and instructing high-quality training programs in a wide variety of technical and “soft skills” topics needed for professional and organization success.  In 2003 she founded Emergent Solutions Group, which is dedicated to meeting the professional training needs of organizations. Jennifer serves a wide variety of clients, including public accounting firms, state CPA societies, private industry corporations and public sector agencies.

Tim Lyons

Tim is a partner with Mauldin & Jenkins. His experience includes clients in federal, state and local governments throughout the Southeast with a primary focus on Georgia and the Carolinas. He works primarily with state agencies, school districts and other educational institutions, counties, cities, and other governmental entities and nonprofits.

Verne McGough

Verne leads the Columbia office of Merline & Meacham, PA. He represents individuals and businesses in tax collection matters, assists in tax efficient corporate planning, and offers personalized estate planning.

Lynn Nichols (3 courses)

A federal tax specialist for 50 years, Lynn provides tax consulting services to CPA firms on complex federal income tax issues, professional standards in tax practice and effective tax practice management. He is SCACPA’s advisor on Tax topics. Lynn loves teaching tax topics and enjoys helping others understand the Internal Revenue Code’s complexities.

Bruce Nunnally (2 courses)

Bruce is a partner and Director of Auditing at a regional, top 40 accounting firm in Destin, Florida. He has nine years of experience with Ernst & Young, LLP. Bruce has been awarded the Outstanding Discussion Leader designation by the Florida Institute of CPAs.

Roxanne P. Ostlund

Roxanne has more than 28 years of experience with pro-active tax planning and coaching for businesses. She is the managing partner at RPO Associates, CPAs, LLC, and formerly was a partner in another statewide firm acting as tax and audit partner.  Roxanne currently reviews and edits professional education tax manuals for providers of tax and accounting education throughout the U. S.

David R. Peters (7 courses)

David is the founder and owner of Peters Tax Preparation & Consulting PC, a financial advisor for Peters Financial LLC in Richmond, Virginia, and SCACPA’s advisor and speaker on Business and Industry topics. He has more than 16 years of experience in financial services, including three years in the hedge fund industry and six years in insurance. He is the host of the “Accountable” podcast for CFOs, where he recently interviewed SCACPA Content Strategist Gregory Hardy.

Thomas D. Pietras

Tom joined Bauknight Pietras & Stormer PA in 1992 as a shareholder and is the firm’s Director of Accounting and Auditing. He is responsible for ensuring that the firm is fully informed of current developments in accounting standards and in compliance with the latest auditing standards. He frequently serves as an expert witness relating to accounting and auditing issues.

Have a suggestion for a course topic you’d like to see as a future SCACPA CPE event? Tell us your recommendations by filling out this form on our website, and we’ll take it under consideration to appear at an upcoming Fall Fest, Spring Splash  or on our annual schedule.

SCACPA thanks all our speakers who will be providing their expertise at Spring Splash:

  • Richard Bartholomew
  • Neal Beggan
  • Kenneth Bingham
  • Melissa Critcher
  • Karen Davis
  • Chad Hayes
  • Tom Kirkham
  • Wes Lambert
  • Frank Rainwater
  • Hale Sheppard
  • Nick Stone
  • George Strudgeon
  • Vic Taylor
  • Mike Trammell
  • Michael Tucker
  • Garrett Wagner
  • Scott Wells