Welcome to ACAP

Accounting Career Awareness Program

Who can apply to the program?

The Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP) is a career development program for minority high school students. In order to be eligible, an application, a current copy of your academic transcript and at least two counselor/teacher letters of recommendation must be received by the deadline, which is Wednesday, January 31, 2018 for this fiscal year. Please scan and email the 2018 Application to acap@nabaphilly.org. To view the ACAP Brochure, click here.

What is the summer residency?

The primary objective of ACAP is to increase the understanding of accounting and finance career opportunities among high school students from underrepresented ethnic groups. Through ACAP‘s efforts, students receive educational enrichment and practical help for college preparation and a career in accounting. The annual program is held during the summer at a local college campus and is scheduled this fiscal year for June 24, 2018 through June 29, 2018.

Please click here to view ACAP’s September 2017 Newsletter!

The Latest from ACAP

We are currently looking for student counselors and an assistant lead counselor for the ACAP Program. Contact us at to acapphiladelphia@gmail.com!

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ACAP Executive Board

Kimberly Crite
ACAP Chair
Christina Smiley
ACAP Vice Chair

Christina Smiley serves as the Co- Chair of ACAP in Philadelphia. She is currently a tax analyst at Global Tax Management. She graduated from Temple University with a BBA in accounting. Since participating in the Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP) in high school, Christina has been very passionate about NABA and accounting. She looks forward to sharing her ACAP experience with students; and supporting the youth and their interests in accounting.

Bridget Anderson
Bridget R. Anderson
ACAP Secretary
Alainey Mcdaniels
Participant Selection Committee Director
Mychal Reed
Fund Development Chair

Mychal is a certified public accountant (CPA) who works as a Financial Analyst in the Investment Accounting Department at the University of Pennsylvania. He previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as an auditor in the Banking and Insurance group. He graduated from Temple University with a BBA in Accounting. Mychal is excited to work with the students and pass on the knowledge he has obtained during his career.

Aleisha Ivey
Program Director

Aleisha Ivey is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who is currently employed as a Financial Controller in the private healthcare industry. Prior to her current role, she worked in public accounting as a financial consultant at McGladrey (dba RSM) for seven years. She graduated from Howard University with a Bachelors of Business Administration and Villanova University with a Masters of Accounting. This year, she will fulfill the role of Program Director for the ACAP Philadelphia executive board. She is also serving her second term as the Corresponding Secretary for the NABA Philadelphia executive board.


For inquiries regarding enrollment or to schedule a high school presentation, sponsorship or any other inquires, please email us at: acapphiladelphia@gmail.com

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Please submit all applications and supporting documentation to our ACAP mailbox: acapphiladelphia@gmail.com.