Kathleen Baldwin, CPA, CCIFP
Executive Director

Kathleen J. Baldwin, CPA, CCIFP
Executive Director

Kathleen exemplifies more than 15 years experience in public accounting, most recently as an Audit Partner in Warren Averett’s Pensacola office. During her time there, she led the firm’s Construction Practice Group, focusing on accounting, auditing, and consulting services.

She is an active member of the Construction Financial Management Association, American Institute of CPAs and Florida Institute of CPAs, and continues to strengthen CICPAC’s relationship within these organizations.

She earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Southern Mississippi and her Masters of Business Administration from University of West Florida. In addition to her CPA license, she also earned her Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional. She resides in Pensacola, Florida and is actively involved with several community organizations, as well as her family.

Meet the CICPAC Board of Directors

Our volunteer CICPAC Board of Directors consists of an Executive Committee and At Large Members. This governing body is a representation of our member firms across the nation.

Wes Winborne, CPA
(Ridgeland, MS)

Vice President
Beach Fleischman
(Tuscon, AZ)

Christina Chifici, CPA, CIT, CCIFP, CGMA
Secretary / Treasurer
LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors
(Metairie, LA)

Mike Karlins, CPA
Immediate Past President
Calvetti Ferguson
(The Woodlands, TX)

Josh Billiard, CPA
At Large Member
Plante Moran
(Fort Collins, CO)

Gray Coyner, CPA
At Large Member
Thompson Greenspon
(Fairfax, VA)

Matt Neely, CPA
At Large Member
(Louisville, KY)

Meet the Committee Members

Working alongside your peers across the nation is easy, fun and rewarding! Our committees are designed to help network you and your firm’s construction professionals with our resources across the nation. There are many opportunities to jump into a project, lead a sub-committee or even lead a committee.


Facilitates and executes thought leadership among members and promotes to the construction industry.

Carl Oliveri, Grassi (Long Island, NY) – Chair

  • Christina Chifici, LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors
  • Linda Roberts, BerryDunn
  • Robert Mercado, Marcum LLP
  • Josh Billiard, Plante Moran
  • Bob Biehl, GBQ Partners
  • Bryan Eto, Beach Fleischman
  • Claudia Wolter, KatzAbosch
  • Fariba Mehdian, Gelman LLP
  • Steve Mannhaupt, Grassi
  • Matt Ferrell, HORNE LLP
  • Mark Guillaume, Kreischer Miller
  • Eric Goodman, Barnes Dennig
  • Eric Scholtes, Iannuzzi Manetta
  • Benjamin Sumner, Dannible & McKee
  • Carlin Culbertson, Meaden & Moore
  • Marcia Veres-Sutton, Mosley, Pfundt, Glick & O’Brien
  • Rebecca Lyman, Cohn Reznick
  • Erick Wegmann, Calvetti Ferguson
  • Carl Duffy, BerganKDV
  • Jim Miller, Marcum LLP
  • Joe Natarelli, Marcum LLP
  • Emilio Alvarez, H&CO. Advisors
  • Tracy Tufts, LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors
  • Rob Berger, Anders CPAs + Advisors
  • Rhett Ennis, CBIZ Berntson Porter

Facilitates and executes thought leadership among members and promotes to the construction industry.

Jackie Daenen, Daenen Henderson (Alexandria, LA) – Chair

  • Matt Neely, MCM LLP
  • Chase Lister, Daenen Henderson & Co.
  • Jacob Kotalik, BerganKDV
  • Carlo Ferri, Kreischer Miller
  • Cody Daniels, Mowery & Schoenfeld
  • Kati Denham, Berry Dunn
  • Barry Fischman, Marcum LLP
  • Kristin Bailey, Katz Abosch
  • Eric Fletcher, Thompson Greenspon
  • Tricia Neale, Thompson Greenspon
  • Greg Kurth, HORNE LLP
  • Kyle Kmiec, Calvetti Ferguson
  • Michael Sousa, Plante Moran
  • Mike Max, Marcum LLP
  • Ryan Kruse, LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors

Oversees and executes conferences, webinars, conference calls and manages the member resource center (a member’s only online resource for sharing files).

Chris Iannuzzi, Iannuzzi Manetta (Troy, MI) – Chair

  • Joe Schneid, Aldrich Advisors
  • Jackie Daenen, Daenen Henderson & Co.
  • Mike Karlins, Calvetti Ferguson
  • Warren Hennagin, Marcum LLP
  • Ken Gardiner, Dannible & McKee
  • Kent Thomas, Katz Abosch
  • Carl Oliveri, Grassi
  • Dave O’Brien, Mosley, Pfundt, Glick & O’Brien


Brad Gross, Lane Gorman Trubitt, Chair

Emerging Leader

Wes Winborne, HORNE LLP, Chair


Josh Billiard, Plante Moran, Chair

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