N.J. Society of CPAs names Hinton chief operating officer, as McSherry retires

The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants has named a new chief operating officer, it announced this week.

The Roseland-based NJCPAs said Theresa Hinton, who had been director of member engagement, has replaced Ellen McSherry, who retired effective May 31.

Hinton, has been with NJCPAs for 17 years in roles including leading member engagement and chapter relations, as well as membership development and a stint as interim director of continuing professional education.

McSherry had served as COO since 1991, overseeing management of all programs supporting the organization’s strategic plan, mission and vision.

“We congratulate both Ellen on her retirement and Theresa on taking the reins as COO,” CEO and Executive Director Ralph Albert Thomas said in a prepared statement. “We thank Ellen for her dedication and commitment, and we are confident Theresa is well-suited for the role. She brings a wealth of knowledge to the position.”

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