AICPA Announces Natalie Luppold as 2022 ‘Standing Ovation’ Award Recipient

Las Vegas, Nev. – The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) recognized Natalie LuppoldCPA, CITP, CISA, CRCM, a member of our Charleston Office, as a recipient of the 2022 AICPA Technology Advisory Standing Ovation Recognition at the AICPA & CIMA ENGAGE 2022 in Las Vegas earlier today. The honor is awarded to those with specialty credentials recognized for their contributions to information technology.

Natalie joins ten other CPAs across the United States, all age 40 and under, who are recognized for their work advancing the CITP credential in each of their home states, their efforts to support social justice and social welfare, for volunteering to mentor start-up companies and growing their firm’s practices overseas, among other accomplishments.

Beyond making a notable contribution to the profession, nomination requirements include maintaining an active CPA license, being an AICPA member in good standing, and holding either the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), or Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) credential.

Natalie has over 15 years of experience in public accounting and currently serves as an audit and consulting member at Suttle & Stalnaker. Natalie has experience managing financial audits for governmental and nonprofit organizations. Now, Natalie manages internal and regulatory compliance audits for financial institutions. She also performs Information Technology (IT) assurance services and has experience evaluating cybersecurity, IT governance, IT controls, application security, and business continuity planning.

In addition to these technical areas, she has performed work in various compliance areas, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Gramm Leach Bliley Act, and other state privacy laws. Additionally, Natalie has performed work in over 32 states under federal contracts to evaluate compliance with specified agreements between the respective states and the federal government.

Natalie is currently serving as Vice President for the Charleston Chapter of the WVSCPAs, a member of the Accounting and Auditing Committee of the WVSCPAs, and President for Heart and Hand Outreach Ministries. She has also formerly served as Treasurer for the WV Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation and on the programming subcommittee of the Clay Center.