Tom Hood


Executive director and CEO of MACPA since January 1997, Tom’s passion is connecting with members, listening to their issues, and gaining direct member feedback in order to best meet their needs. Tom was named the second most influential leader in the CPA Profession in Accounting Today’s 2013 list of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting (his ninth time on the list). He is a nationally recognized author, speaker, and consultant, featured in the Journal of Accountancy, Accounting Today, and AccountingWeb. He won the AICPA Special Recognition Award for his contributions to the profession leading the CPA Vision Project in 2003. He is also considered as a thought leader in the Association Community speaking at the DigitalNow Conference and the ASAE (American Society of Association Executives). In addition to his history as an association executive and CEO, Tom has experience as a high level executive in industry as past treasurer and CFO of Bryn Awel Corporation, a privately owned $75 million highway construction company. Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA) The Maryland Association of CPAs is the only state professional organization serving the exclusive needs of Maryland CPAs. MACPA is 100% member organization offering training and networking for Maryland’s CPAs