Country: United States
Tommye E. Barie, CPA, joined the IFAC Board in November 2016. She was nominated by the American Institute of CPAs.
Ms. Barie is a recently retired partner of one of the 100 largest full-service accounting and consulting firms in the US. After more than thirty years as an audit and assurance partner, and as her last charge before retirement, she launched the firm’s Client Advisory Services practice.
Ms. Barie recently joined Succession Institute as Executive Vice President of Leadership Development where she works with CPA firms, other small businesses, and CPA state societies, primarily in the areas of succession management, strategy, change management, conflict resolution, team building, people development and leadership.
Ms. Barie has an extensive history of service to the accountancy profession. From 2003-2006 and 2009-present, she served as a member of the American Institute of CPA’s Governing Council and from 2010-2016 she was a member of the AICPA’s Board of Directors. She served as chair of the AICPA Board of Directors for 2014-2015. Ms. Barie previously served as chair of the Florida Institute of CPAs. In 2014, she was recognized as one of the top 100 most influential people in accounting by Accounting Today. She currently serves on the board of the US National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s Center for Public Trust. She also serves on the Board of Advisors for Stetson University’s College of Business.
Ms. Barie received her BBA in Accounting from Stetson University (US).