New York Metro

AAM’s NY Metro chapter aims to unite the talented network of professionals in the Greater New York City area to share resources and lessons.

The chapter consists of more than 150 marketers affiliated with the accounting industry. Events are hosted quarterly at various locations throughout the city including restaurants and area CPA firms. Meetings are most often held in the form of lunch or happy hour. Co-hosted event with non-accounting innovative companies are also planned to allow members to meet new people who could be influential in the future.

 View the AAM calendar for upcoming chapter events.



To become a member, you must be an individual:

  • Currently serving in a marketing, business development or sales role in an accounting firm.
  • Consultant or vendor to the accounting profession.
  • Involved in marketing businesses, organizations or association (other than accounting).
  • Member of the media.
  • Interest in marketing of accounting services.

Membership is not contingent upon experience; all levels are welcome. There is no cost for membership only a cost to attend events. If you want more information on the chapter, please contact a member of chapter leadership.


Chapter Leadership

Members of the NY Metro AAM board are elected to annual terms coinciding with the calendar year. The following members serve in leadership roles:

President    Shelley Lazarescu    

Marketing Director, Wiss & Company, LLP


Vice President    Danielle Atkinson    

Senior Marketing Coordinator, WithumSmith & Brown


 Secretary    Carolyn Johnston    

Marketing Director, Untracht Early


 Treasurer    Sarah Doctor    

Marketing Specialist, Wilkin & Guttenplan


 Programming Chair    Jessica Quas    

Marketing Coordinator, Wiss & Company, LLP


 Past President    Diane Walsh    

Marketing Director, Prager Metis


 Past Vice President    Lee Peretz    

Marketing Director, Anchin Block & Anchin