ISCPA strives to connect our members throughout Idaho by providing a community of like-minded professionals dedicated to protecting the integrity of the accounting profession. We are pleased to have Skip Braziel, AICPA State Regulatory & Legislative Affairs, share his insights about working with state CPA societies, national governments, US state governments, regulators, legislators and accounting bodies to influence and shape policy decisions impacting the profession. We will then shift gears and enhance our reading and memory skills, an advantage we can all use.
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- 7:00 am – Sign in table opens
- 7:00 – 7:30 am – Breakfast Buffet
- 7:30 – 8:30am – Skip Braziel, AICPA VP, State Regulatory & Legislative Affairs
- 8:45 – 10:15 am – Speed Reading & Memory Techniques round 1
- Increase your reading speed using practical techniques
- Improve comprehension with better focus & concentration
- Approach technical material & analytical reading more effectively
- Read faster on the computer screen and other digital devices
- 10:30 – 11:15 am – ISCPA Annual Meeting
- 11:30 am – 1:00 pm – Speed Reading & Memory Techniques round 2
- How Your Memory Works
- Boosting Your Short-Term & Long-Term Memory
- Memorizing Key Information More Effectively
- Remembering Long Lists of Information in a Precise Order
- Recalling Details More Easily Using an Ancient Greek Technique
Registration is closed. Please contact ISCPA at 208-344-6261 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Skip Braziel, AICPA Vice President, State Regulatory & Legislative Affairs
In this role, Braziel is responsible for building strong, collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders on state legislative and regulatory issues. He, serves as the AICPA’s primary voice and contact on those matters, working closely with state CPA societies, state boards of accountancy, the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, and elected state legislative and executive branch officials.
Before joining the AICPA, Braziel worked at MetLife, Inc., where he served as assistant vice president of government relations and prior to that as the company’s government relations counsel, in New York City and Washington, D.C. Before that, Braziel was vice president for state and local government relations for LaSalle Bank in Chicago, Ill. Prior to that, he served as vice president of community relations for J.P. Morgan Chase in Chicago. Earlier, he was director of government relations for the National Association of Dental Plans in Dallas, Texas.
Braziel holds a JD from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, an MA in History from the University of Texas in San Antonio, and a BA in English from the University of Texas in Austin.
Christopher Korycki is an instructor with Iris Reading, the largest and most trusted provider of speed reading and memory training. Iris workshops have been taught to executives worldwide, including 30+ CFA Societies among other organizations such as NASA, Google, Fidelity Investments, GIC and Northern Trust. Christopher is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has been a guest speaker at universities that include Stanford, Berkeley, University of Chicago and Columbia University.
Energetic, empathetic communicator and corporate training manager, presenter and instructor with 10+ years of experience.
Multidisciplinary business, marketing, tech, design, customer service and administrative skill sets with passions interfacing at the intersection of business, health and technology.
Currently pursuing a Masters in Health Care Informatics degree at the University of San Diego.
Seeking to combine my current academic coursework and technical skillsets in health care technology with my arts and humanities background and tempered business experiences to obtain a role in at the cutting edge of health care and medical technology.