The WICPA is pleased to announce Tammy J. Hofstede as the organization’s new president & CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2019. She will replace Dennis F. Tomorsky, who served as president & CEO for 12 years. Board Chair Michael D. Akers announced the appointment to the WICPA staff today.
“After a thorough, months-long national search process, during which the search firm and search committee interviewed many qualified candidates, the decision was made to appoint Tammy Hofstede as the new president & CEO,” said Akers. “We see her as the most qualified of all those we interviewed, and her longtime leadership, commitment and dedication to the WICPA make her the ideal choice.”
Hofstede has been with the WICPA for 26 years, having joined the organization as an accounting intern in 1992. Since then, she has held the positions of accounting assistant (1993-1995); accounting, legislative, foundation & technology coordinator (1995-2002); executive assistant & foundation coordinator (2002-2007); director of finance and operations (2007-2011) and, most recently, chief financial & operating officer (2011-present).
“No one knows this organization and its members better than Tammy,” said Tomorsky. “Her long history and deep knowledge of the WICPA and CPA profession will make this a very smooth transition. Tammy’s demonstrated leadership is certain to have a significant positive impact on the organization and its members.”
“It is with honor and gratitude that I accept this opportunity to step into the president & CEO position,” said Hofstede. “Through the years, I have experienced many changes encompassing both the accounting profession and the WICPA, and I am excited to continue my involvement working with our staff and members, moving the organization forward and making individuals, our profession and the WICPA stronger.”