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  • Roger Seiler Honored with AICPA Award

  • Roger Seiler Honored with AICPA Award

    Roger Seiler from Cox and Comany Honored with AICPA 'Standing Ovation' for Top Young CPA in Personal Financial Planning

    Recognition Given at the AICPA Advanced PFP Conference in Las Vegas

    Roger Seiler, CPA/PFS was one of 17 CPAs age 40 and under honored by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) for their contributions to personal financial planning with the Personal Financial Planning (PFP) Standing Ovation. Mr. Seiler was honored at the AICPA’s Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference in Las Vegas, part of AICPA ENGAGE.

    “The AICPA is delighted to acknowledge each of these honorees for their contributions to personal financial planning,” said Andrea Millar, CPA/PFS, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants Director of Personal Financial Planning. “The achievements of these young PFS credential holders emphasizes the impact CPAs are able to make in the field of financial planning at an early age.”

    Roger Seiler is a Partner at Cox & Company based in Lafayette, IN. Roger graduated from Kansas State University with B.S. degrees in Accounting and Finance. Roger started his career working for one of the “Big 4” accounting firms, and he gained international business experience through his participation in a two year global rotation working in Melbourne, Australia. Roger is a practicing CPA licensed in Indiana, Kansas, and Missouri. He holds the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) credential from the American Institute of CPAs. Roger is a member of the Indiana CPA Society and the American Institute of CPAs. He has a diverse background providing tax and financial planning services to high net worth individuals, and working with small business clients in the manufacturing, agricultural, construction, technology, transportation, and retail industries.

    “We are very proud of Roger’s accomplishments within the accounting industry, as he is the only ‘Standing Ovation’ award recipient from Indiana over the last several years” said Chris Cobbins, CPA, CVA, Partner at Cox & Company.

    Personal financial planning is a growing field, which affords CPA financial planners a wealth of opportunity. An estimated 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 each day over the next decade. As a result, employment of personal financial planners is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Trillions of dollars will be transferred from one generation to the next in the coming decades. As this wealth changes hands, Americans will need help with their financial plans to make sure they keep more in their pocket.

    Recipients of the third annual Standing Ovation recognition in personal financial planning are noted on the PFP Section website and during a general session at the Advanced PFP Conference.

    The Standing Ovation program recognizes young CPAs who exhibit outstanding professional achievement in specialization areas. In addition to making a notable contribution to the profession, nomination requirements for the Standing Ovation program in the personal financial planning area include maintaining an active CPA license, being an AICPA member in good standing and holding the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) credential. Nominees must also be 40 years old or younger.

    Cox & Company is comprised of highly qualified, experienced accountants who enjoy sharing their expertise to help people reach their goals and achieve financial stability. Cox & Company offers a wide range of advisory, tax, and accounting services. Cox & Company’s team is passionate about driving meaningful, positive change in people’s lives.

    For further information or to get in contact with Roger Seiler or Cox & Company, please visit their website at, call 765-449-4495, or email