Warwick, RI — June 14, 2022 — DiSanto, Priest & Co.’s Partner, Bill Pirolli, CPA/CFF/PFS, CGMA, has completed his time as Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Throughout the past year, Bill worked to understand and expand upon the drivers of the association’s pipelines, both in the short and long term. In the face of challenges brought on by global events, Bill helped the association adjust to these changes, offering a call to action in his outgoing comments: “We quickly adapted to change during the pandemic, we proved we could do it, and we must stay in that change mindset as we move forward.”

His efforts to maintain a stream of new and eager CPAs into the association and accounting profession as a whole continue to reinforce the trust and efficacy established by the AICPA. Reflecting on last couple years as Vice Chair and then Chair of AICPA, Bill said in his own words: “The future is bright, spread the news. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time as Chair, and look forward to continuing these efforts.”

Bill is succeeded by Anoop Natwar Mehta, who will serve as the 2022-2023 Chair of the American Institute of CPAs. Watch Bill’s outgoing comments in the full video here.

About Bill Pirolli

Bill Pirolli joined as Partner of the DiSanto, Priest, & Co. in 2007 and has over 40 years serving clients in public accounting. He received his undergraduate degree from Bryant University with a concentration in Accounting. Bill has been on the front lines for the accounting profession throughout the pandemic, but he’s also focused on longer-term issues during his 40-year career, from strengthening the CPA pipeline to diversifying accounting.

About DiSanto, Priest & Co.

DiSanto, Priest & Co. serves as business advisor for today’s leading privately-held companies, with teams dedicated to serving the construction, commercial fishing, distribution, manufacturing, precious metals, professional services, real estate, retail, and technology industries. As a firm purposely built to serve privately-held businesses, it provides the full array of tax planning, tax compliance, assurance and wealth advisory services to the owner operators of those closely-held entities.