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Gleim CPA Manager becomes Beta Alpha Psi’s Professional Partners Chair

Gleim CPA Manager Becomes Beta Alpha Psi's Professional Partners Chair

We are proud to announce that Valerie Wendt, Gleim CPA Product Manager and 25-year industry veteran, has been named to Beta Alpha Psi’s (BAP) Board of Directors as Professional Partners Chair!

In selecting Valerie as the Professional Partners Chair, Beta Alpha PsiOpens in new window recognized her ongoing commitment to student advancement in all aspects of the accounting field and her active support of BAP over the last 20 years.

As Professional Partners Chair, Valerie will be responsible for:

  • Selecting professional award recipients
  • Coordinating Professional Partner involvement
  • Installing new Beta Alpha Psi chapters
  • Spearheading fundraising through the BAP Associates Program
  • Nominating prospective Associates to the Board

Beta Alpha Psi - 2021 Annual Meeting

Valerie’s appointment coincides with Gleim’s attendance at the 2021 Beta Alpha Psi Annual MeetingOpens in new window. Normally, Valerie and the Gleim CPA team would travel to the BAP Annual Meeting in person; however, the 2021 meeting is virtual, making it more accessible to all!

At the 2021 BAP Annual Meeting, Valerie will speak on the topic of Careers in Accounting, offering a look at some of the best career paths for accounting, finance, and information systems students to consider. She’ll discuss the types of jobs within the accounting field, the salary ranges candidates can expect from different career paths, and which certifications are helpful for certain positions.

To learn more about the CPA application process, exam topics, and more, check out our free Exam Guide!

Kickstart your career with Gleim and Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi is an international honor society for accounting, finance, and information systems students. Founded over 100 years ago, BAP encourages and recognizes scholastic and professional excellence through its 300+ chapters and more than 300,000 members worldwide. Because of BAP’s membership requirements and the breadth of its alumni network, BAP members enjoy increased internship potential and valuable networking opportunities.

To help inform students and members of Beta Alpha Psi, Gleim offers presentations on the CPA, CMA, CIA, and EA application processes and exams. We also offer blogs on study strategies, soft skill training (interviewing, resume building, etc.), and exam changes for all certification exams.

Gleim is pleased to provide student discounts on any of our professional certification exam prep courses. Gleim courses provide Access Until You Pass® guarantee, so you can begin studying while finishing your requirements to sit for your exam. Some certification exams can even be taken before you graduate!

We offer free demo access to all of our courses.

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Additionally, we have the largest bank of realistic practice questions with detailed answer explanations, unlimited practice exams, and a final exam mode that mirrors the actual exam. If you need any assistance with your studies, our award-winning customer support can help explain tricky questions or provide motivation!

Valerie Wendt

About Valerie Wendt

Valerie is the CPA Product Manager and resident CPA Exam expert for Gleim Publications. With 25 years of industry experience, she offers valuable insight into accounting career paths, the most efficient study methods, and managing exam changes. Valerie is the incoming Chair for Beta Alpha Psi’s Professional Partners group and currently serves on its executive board. She is a regular presenter and speaker at many national conferences for both accounting continuing education and CPA Exam preparation.