Southwest Chapter

The Southwest Chapter has approximately 1,000 members and is made up of the following counties: Barry, Barton, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Ozark, Polk, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Webster, and Wright.

News & Events

May 23 - CPAs Care: Pay It Forward
4- 7 p.m.
MOCPA and Ronald McDonald House Charities are teaming up for a very special Family Dinner Program at locations throughout Missouri, including Springfield. Spots are limited. Each house will prepare a meal for approximately 40 adults on-site, and participants will receive a new MOCPA volunteer t-shirt to proudly wear on event day and beyond. Sign up today!

July 19 - Membership Launch Party
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Connect with local CPAs, while learning about opportunities for involvement and how to get the most out of your membership! This complimentary event includes a presentation as well as a social networking hour.

Aug. 17 - Springfield Cardinals Game
7:10 p.m.
Gather with MOCPA members at a Hammons Field Dugout Deck for a night of good cheer and networking as the home team takes on the Corpus Christi Hooks. Bring along a friend, and enjoy fireworks on the field after the game!

Aug. 31 - Night at the Ballpark
7:15 p.m.
Gather with your fellow MOCPA members from across the state—either cheer on the Royals from the Price Choppers Patio at Kauffman Stadium, or root for the Cardinals from Homer’s Landing at Busch Stadium! Tickets include all-inclusive seating. Bring a friend or colleague to join in the fun!

Nov. 8 & 15 - MOCPA Awards Celebration
5:15 p.m.
Join your fellow CPAs for an evening of honoring those who have achieved major milestones and earned prestigious awards during the past year. Show your support of the profession, network with others, and meet successful individuals at all career stages.

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For more information about chapter activities, please contact Dana Seipp at (800) 264-7966 or

Chapter Leadership

John Helms, CPA, CFE
Abacus CPAs LLC

Michael Wirth, CPA
The Whitlock Company

Immediate Past Chair
Erica Lafferty, CPA
Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative