Winchester, Virginia (September 27, 2016) — Yount, Hyde and Barbour (YHB) is pleased to announce the selection of Larry Johnson and Riley O’Neil for the 2016 VSCPA Leadership Academy.

YHB Supervisory Seniors Larry Johnson and Riley O’Neil have been selected to attend the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) 2016 Leadership Academy. This highly selective and exclusive learning opportunity is reserved for 30 qualified CPAs a year.

The VSCPA Leadership Academy provides an opportunity for CPAs 35 and under to expand their leadership competencies, develop strengths and forge professional relationships. To be eligible applicants must have a valid CPA license, be a current VSCPA member and a minimum of three years of experience within the CPA profession.

“I’m honored to have this opportunity to be chosen for the Leadership Academy,” says Johnson. “To be selected out of the all the CPAs who applied is a privilege.” Johnson is part of the YHB Tax Team and primarily works out of the firm’s Winchester office.

O’Neil, also part of the Tax Team and a veteran in YHB’s Leesburg office commented, “In a profession that highly emphasizes the technical side, it is important to keep in mind the personal aspect. I look forward to attending the leadership academy so I can maintain high morale internally and ultimately better serve our clients.”

The three-day program will take place in Glen Allen, Virginia November 2016. Johnson and O’Neil will earn up to 21 CPE credits for attending.

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About YHB: Yount, Hyde and Barbour (YHB) is a leading certified public accounting and consulting firm with 7 strategic locations. Established in 1947, YHB offers comprehensive accounting, auditing, tax and risk advisory services to clients. In addition to serving individuals, estates and trusts, the firm has extensive experience in working with both public and private businesses.

Please direct all media inquiries to Jeremy Shen at 540.662.3417 or Jeremy.Shen@yhbcpa.com