Baton Rouge, La. -- Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC (P&N), a top 100 U.S. public accounting firm, is proud to announce that, for the second consecutive year, Candace “Candy” Wright, Director, has been named one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People” in the accounting industry by Accounting Today.


Candy Wright, CPA, CFF, is a Director in the P&N Accounting & Assurance Services Group. She is currently the Service Line Leader for the Assurance Services Group, the firm’s Quality Control Director and leads the Financial Institutions industry group as well as the firm’s Peer Review Services.


With more than 25 years of experience, Candy has spent the majority of her career assisting clients in an array of industries with audit and accounting services. Candy has held many leadership roles at the national level such as serving as the leader of the Private Company Council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA). Candy also serves as the Chair of the Private Company Council of the Financial Accounting Foundation and is a member of the Society of Louisiana CPAs (LCPA) Financial Institutions Committee.


This award recognizes thought leaders and visionaries who are shaping the accounting profession’s future. Candy is truly a leader who is making a mark on the profession and shaping the next generation of leaders. P&N is pleased to congratulate her on this well-deserved and prestigious accomplishment.


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