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Deb Rood, CPA, MST

Risk Control Consulting Director


Deb is a Risk Control Consulting Director for the Accountants Professional Liability Insurance Program of Continental Casualty Company, a CNA company and the underwriter of the AICPA Professional Liability Insurance Program.  She previously practiced public accounting for 19 years with regional public accounting firms. As a state and local tax (SALT) practice leader with a regional public accounting firm, Deb provided consulting and compliance services to clients in a variety of industries including but not limited to manufacturing, distribution, professional services and transportation.  She has conducted presentations at various AICPA and state CPA society conferences and has authored numerous articles. Deb provides risk control consulting services for CPA firms in the AICPA program. She participates in the development and delivery of risk management training and education products including the live risk management seminar and self-study programs. Education and Credentials Northern Illinois University, BS DePaul University, MST Certified Public Accounting, licensed in IL.

Professional Affiliations 

 Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Member of Illinois CPA Society Illinois CPA Society Board Member 2019 Illinois CP Society Distinguished Service Award Winner 2016 Illinois CPA Society Women to Watch Award Winner Immediate Past President of the CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois Chair of the Illinois CPA Society Practice and Procedures Committee Former member and chair of Illinois CPA Society Tax Executive Committee Former Member and chair of Illinois CPA Society State and Local Tax Committee Former member of AICPA State and Local Tax Technical Resource Panel.