Top Accounting Marketers Honored in Austin – Association for Accounting Marketing


The Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) recognized accounting firms and marketers for their outstanding achievements this past year. Honors were presented to the Marketer of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Rookie of the Year. In addition, 40 Marketing Achievement Awards were distributed and a new member was inducted into the AAM Hall of Fame.


Marketer of the Year: Scott Moore, director of marketing and business development at Dixon Hughes in Greenville, S.C., was honored as the 2009 Marketer of the Year. Moore was first nominated by his peers, and then selected by a panel of judges, themselves leaders in professional services marketing, for the top honor. CPA Practice Management Forum, the only independent newsletter focusing exclusively on successful marketing strategies within CPA firms, sponsors the award.


Volunteer of the Year: Kristen Lewis, senior marketing manager at Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Jenkintown, Pa., was named the 2009 AAM Volunteer of the Year. A longtime volunteer in the organization, Lewis was selected by the board of directors for her service to AAM, as well as her support of the accounting marketing profession.


Rookie of the Year: Stacy Soefer, director of marketing & communications at Gainer, Donnelly & Desroches, Houston, Texas, was named 2009 AAM Rookie of the Year. Soefer was honored for the “extra mile” she has gone in contributing to the success of her firm within the first two years of her marketing role.


Hall of Fame Inductee: Karen Love, director, practice growth at PKF Texas in Houston, Texas, was inducted into the AAM Hall of Fame. Love was selected by the board of directors for her dedication to, and promotion of, the accounting marketing profession and the accounting industry as a whole.