Memphis Chapter December Meeting

0512  |  TSCPA In Person Events  |  Scheduled


Number of Credits Type of Credits
1 Management
2 Other


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December 19, 2017

12:00pm - 1:00pm (Central Time)

With the increasing Baby Boomer retirement statistics becoming a reality for many organizations, developing creative recruiting strategies is key for all types of organizations.Hear how some accounting organizations are developing engaging strategies to build effective talent pipelines for the increasing demand for strong candidates. 

No fee for members who pre-register; $30 fee for non-members. Please make sure to register or cancel in advance as a $30 walk-up fee and a $30 no-show fee will be assessed.

1:30pm - 3:30pm (Central Time)

The afternoon CPE will include two sessions: Accounting for the Volunteer Experience and Leadership: It Might Not be What You Think.

$50 for members and $85 for non-members.

Accounting for the Volunteer Experience:
Dr. Sarah Petschonek of Volunteer Odyssey will discuss how volunteering impacts our lives and our community as a whole. Pulling from her background in Psychology and Business, Dr. Petschonek will share the benefits of volunteering and discuss how you can use volunteering to enrich your career, your life, and the lives of others.


Kathy Tuberville, SPHR, Ed.D

Dr. Kathy Tuberville, University of Memphis Department of Management faculty and Faculty Director of the Avron B. Fogelman Professional Development Center, has a diverse career background in both higher education and business leadership roles. Through various human resource management and marketing positions within Memphis, Tuberville became interested in the role of developing college students for the workplace and has over 20 years of experience in teaching, experiential learning, and working with students in innovative professional development programs. She has worked with numerous organizations to build recruiting programs that yield high impact talent development programs.

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Tony Brown

Tony is a Veteran of the US Air Force who currently works in Information Technology at FedEx. Tony has conducted corporate training sessions and has also taught groups at his church. Tony has been married 21 years and has 3 children. Tony speaks locally and covers topics like time management, personal development, goal setting and procrastination.

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Sarah Petschonek

Dr. Sarah Petschonek is founder and CEO of Volunteer Odyssey. This organization helps Memphians find their life’s purpose through volunteering. In 2017, Volunteer Odyssey launched VolunteerCompass, where volunteers can discover their ideal service opportunities in Memphis. Volunteer Odyssey is partnered with more than 60 non-profit organizations and also built the country’s first virtual volunteer fair called Volio. In 2012, Sarah began Mission Memphis: 30 consecutive days volunteering with 30 non-profits, chronicled on her blog, Confessions of a Volunteer. Afterwards, she launched Volunteer Bound – a cross-country volunteer tour researching volunteerism in 9 US cities spanning from Portland, Oregon to Jacksonville, Florida.

Dr. Petschonek earned her PhD in Industrial Organizational Psychology, and also holds an MS and an MBA from the University of Memphis. Her academic research and work experienced focused on employee satisfaction, employee well-being, and organizational culture. In the past she has worked for the US Navy, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Rhodes College. Dr. Petschonek also consults with non-profits on how to improve their volunteer experience and teaches in the MBA program at Christian Brothers University.

In 2015, Dr. Petschonek was a speaker at TEDxMemphis and was also named as one of the Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40. In 2014 she was honored as one of the 50 Under 40 Social Entrepreneurs in the US by American Express. She was also listed as one of the 20 Under 30 by the Memphis Flyer in 2011. In 2017, Governor Haslam appointed Dr. Petschonek the Board of Volunteer Tennessee.

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