Annette Schumacher

Annette Schumacher

Technical Director


Center for Audit Quality

Washington, DC USA

Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
Graduating college.
Passing the CPA exam.
Taking a job with a top-tier accounting firm in Nebraska.
Transferring to the Denver office.
Taking a job at the AICPA.
Transferring to the Center for Audit Quality.

Education

High School
St. Francis High, Humphrey, NE
Bachelor
Accounting
University of Nebraska

Career

Technical Director

I work with public company auditing firms in addressing issues facing the profession.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Business
Writing
Helping People

Day to Day

Meeting with colleagues in the profession to address emerging issues.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Listening, writing, collaborating, building consensus.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Preparing and sitting for the CPA exam.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Accounting

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Friends:

"Accounting is boring."

Challenges I Overcame

First-Generation College Student