Women of Influence 2017-07-06T14:10:43+00:00

AFWA Women of Influence

AFWA members have access to a network of successful, motivated, and influential professionals who understand the unique position of being a woman in the industry. Our Women of Influence represent the passionate and respected industry leaders whom we empower our members to be. Serving as mentors to young professionals, and sources on industry topics, AFWA Women of Influence are impacting the future of our profession.

Meet AFWA’s Women of Influence

Diane Dudley, CPA, CGFM
Diane Dudley, CPA, CGFMPartner-in-Charge, Federal Audit Practice at KPMG (Washington D.C.)
AFWA Member since 1981
Shelly Gams CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, CFP®
Shelly Gams CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, CFP®Financial Planner (Billings, MT)
AFWA Member since 2014
Kay Gotshall, CPA
Kay Gotshall, CPASr Tax Manager, Keiter (Richmond, VA)
AFWA Member since 2003
Monika Miles, CPA
Monika Miles, CPAPresident at Miles Consulting Group, Inc. (San Francisco, CA)
AFWA Member since 1991


Do you know an influential member of AFWA?


Our goal is to expand the Women of Influence community to include even more distinguished professional women. Learn more about the requirements to become an AFWA Woman of Influence here.

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