Why Should You Apply for the NMSCPA Leadership Academy? 

  • Experience the nationally recognized “Insights to Action” strategic planning system
  • Position yourself to become a leader in the profession, community and the Society
  • Refine your leadership skills
  • Build a statewide professional network of peers
  • Visit the Capitol building and meet with state leaders

View list of past Leadership Academy Graduates

Quotes From Leadership Academy Graduates:

“This leadership Academy was amazing. The discussion leader did a magnificent job in creating a very engaging atmosphere.”

“I thought the small group format was great and encouraged everyone to get to know one another. I am so glad I got to participate in this. Also, the mock committee at the Capitol building was a great exercise.”

“Overall, the course was excellent and I believe that I benefited greatly by attending.”

“I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know everyone in attendance and felt the material was very relevant and something I can take back to my firm. I would definitely like to see more Leadership Academy’s in the future!”


  • Valid, CPA certificate issued by a state board of accountancy
  • Member of the New Mexico Society of CPAs
  • Age 36 or under at the time of application
  • Minimum three years of professional experience

Application Requirements

  • Completed application or nomination form
  • Letter of recommendation from current employer
  • Submission of resume
  • Personal essay stating reasons for applying


Instructor: Dan Griffiths, CPA

For eligibility details and more information email Jeanette@nmscpa.org.