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Speaker

Amanda Shepherd

Amanda D. Shepherd, licensed as a CPA in Virginia and Florida, is the Executive Director of Kaplan’s Accounting Continuing Education product line, which has been in business for over 35 years providing online and live accounting CPE training.  Amanda started her CPA career in public practice as an auditor at Deloitte, gained industry experience in corporate accounting, then spent over 10 years in technical accounting at Fortune 300+ public corporations.   Her technical accounting roles focused on researching and implementing new accounting standards, providing technical accounting consulting on complex transactions, developing and writing accounting policies, and developing and delivering customized technical accounting trainings within those companies. Amanda has also spoken at other organizations’ conference events.  Amanda graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting at Virginia Commonwealth University.