Firm News and Events
Monday, September 22, 2008
James C. Bourke named in Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People 2008 List
James C. Bourke, CPA.CITP, WS+B Partner , has been named one of the accounting profession’s Top 100 Most Influential People 2008 by Accounting Today magazine. The list was published in the September 22 issue, acknowledging those who exemplify influence and leadership within the accounting industry. Accounting Today is a national publication serving over 35,000 professionals.Back to Firm News and Events
“This is a highly regarded list within our industry,” says WS+B managing partner, Ivan Brown. “Jim is a great ambassador to the accounting profession and we congratulate him on this well deserved honor."
In addition to providing outstanding service to clients and serving as a member of the Firm’s Management Committee, Bourke is also the Director of Firm Technology. In that capacity, he has the responsibility for overseeing all technology issues and operations for the firm’s thirteen offices and 400 employees. Based in the Firm’s Red Bank office.
In 2006-2007, Bourke served as President of the 14,500 member New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJSCPA), the youngest person ever to hold that position. He currently chairs the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA) Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) Credential Committee and is a member of AICPA Council, the AICPA’s Life and Disability Committee and the AICPA’s Top Technologies Workgroup.
Bourke is a frequent presenter to many professional and business organizations on issues of technology, and has authored numerous articles for The Journal of Accountancy, Accounting Today, Practical Accountant Magazine, Accounting Technology Magazine, NJBIZ and many State Society related publications throughout the country. He is also the current author of a monthly technology column appearing in the AICPA’s CPA Insider publication.