KyCPA CEO Gold Retires

Penelope Gold

Penelope Gold

Penelope Gold has announced her retirement from Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants (KyCPA), after 14 years of service.

Under Gold’s leadership, KyCPA worked with policymakers at both the state and national level to strengthen accounting education and public protection policies. She also expanded the society’s educational scholarships, adding a variety of new publications and programs.

The KyCPA Board of Directors has named Darlene Zibart as the new CEO of the society. Zibart served the previous 14 years as the organization’s CFO and COO. Prior to joining KyCPA, she served as a finance professional in the manufacturing sector.

In addition, Charles George has been promoted to vice president of government affairs and general counsel of KyCPA.