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AICPA Recognizes Three RSM Employees with 2019 Elijah Watt Sells Award

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CHICAGO,

RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – is pleased to announce that three of its employees were recently named by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) as winners of its 2019 Elijah Watt Sells Award.

According to the AICPA, the award was bestowed upon 137 CPA candidates who have obtained a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, passed all four sections of the Examination on their first attempt and completed testing in 2019. A reported nearly 75,000 individuals sat for the exam in 2019, with just 137 Elijah Watt Sells Award recipients in all.   

Congratulations to the 2019 RSM Elijah Watt Sells Award winners:

  • Jacob Decker – Des Moines, Iowa
  • Adam Moscovich – Miami, Florida
  • Nathaniel Putnam – San Francisco, California
“We’re extremely proud of Jacob, Adam and Nathaniel for receiving this esteemed award,” said Katie Lamkin, chief human resources officer with RSM US LLP. “Our people consistently demonstrate excellence in their interactions with our clients, our colleagues and our communities. We’re excited to celebrate this recognition with our teammates and to honor their dedication to the profession.”

“On behalf of the AICPA, I’d like to commend the 2019 Sells Award winners for their impressive accomplishment,” said Mike Decker, American Institute of CPAs vice president of examinations. “The CPA Exam is a rigorous assessment and these candidates should be proud of their exceptional performance.”

The Elijah Watt Sells Award program was established by the AICPA in 1923 to recognize outstanding performance on the CPA Exam. Sells, one of the first CPAs in the U.S., was active in the establishment of the AICPA and played a key role advancing professional education within the profession.

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