Peyton Elmore


President's Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the Executive Board

  • Strategically plans for the future of BAP

  • Acts as a liason between Beta Alpha Psi and the USC Accounting Department

About Peyton: Peyton is a senior accounting, finance, and marketing triple major.  She is doing the Accelerated MACC program at USC on the taxation track.

Peyton's favorite accounting class: Accounting 403 (Tax)

Peyton chose accounting because...  I was oddly passionate about financial accounting and I had wonderful professors that encouraged me to pursue a career in it.  It is really the only major that clicked with me and helped me understand business as a whole.

Peyton's favorite thing about BAP: The network of both professionals and peers it provides and the professional skill set it helps develop!

When she's not doing accounting, Peyton loves: hiking, cooking, traveling, cleaning, exercising, spending time with family and friends, really anything to keep busy!

Vice President's Responsibilities:

  • Organizes Beta Alpha Psi Meetings

  • Maintains relations with accounting firms

  • Coordinates accounting professional's attendance at events


Brendon Beach

Vice President

About Brendon: Brendon is a senior accounting major.  He plans on getting his MACC at USC.

Brendon's favorite accounting class: Accounting 405  

Brendon chose accounting because... it is the language of business and is a solid foundation for growth.

Brendon's favorite thing about BAP: The opportunities to network with firms and great people I otherwise may never have met!

When he's not doing accounting, Brendon loves... to hike new trails and read books.

Treasurer's Responsibilities:

  • Provides financial oversight and reporting

  • Prepares budgets and reconciles financials

  • Oversees the Tutoring Committee 


Sophia Gerstenberger


About Sophia: Sophia is a senior accounting and human resource management major and is in the Accelerated MACC program on the audit track.

Sophia's favorite accounting class: Accounting 404 - Information Systems.

Sophia chose accounting because... I like the order and balance of accounting and it's a field that provides endless different career opportunities.

Sophia's favorite thing about BAP: the amazing people I get to lead with and the networking opportunities with other students and professionals!

When she's not doing accounting, Sophia loves... baking, camping, exercising, cooking, or watching Netflix.

Hannah Smith

Director of Social

Director of Social's Responsibilities:

  • Organizes Social, Networking, and Community Service Opportunities


About Hannah: Hannah is a senior accounting major in the Accelerated MAcc program at USC on the audit track.

Hannah's favorite accounting class: Accounting 501 - Financial 3 (specifically with Dr. Lipe)   

Hannah chose accounting because... I took my first accounting course my freshman year in high school and the rest was history! It's a satisfying job.

Hannah's favorite thing about BAP: The opportunities!!! There is no way I'd be as comfortable with secure plans after graduation without BAP!

When she's not doing accounting, Hannah loves... watching movies and trying new foods - especially desserts!

Victoria Jalali


Recorder's Responsibilities:

  • Ensures Chapter compliance with National requirements

  • Reports activities to Nationals

  • Manages the website and social media

About Victoria: Victoria is a senior accounting major in the Accelerated MACC program at USC on the taxation track

Victoria's favorite accounting class: Accounting 403 (Tax)

Victoria chose accounting because...  I love numbers and hope to help people and businesses properly fulfill their tax obligations.

Victoria's favorite thing about BAP: the people I have met in this organization!

When she's not doing accounting, Victoria loves: knitting, watching Netflix, and sleeping!

Secretary's Responsibilities:​​

  • Manages and tracks membership

  • Sends out emails with chapter updates

  • Keeps board minutes

Abby Barker

About Abby: Abby is a senior accounting major with a concentration in business analytics
Abby’s favorite accounting class: Accounting 404 (Information systems)
Abby chose accounting because… I love the logic of the double entry system.
Abby’s favorite thing about BAP: Community Service!

When she’s not doing accounting, Abby loves… working with my college ministry, running, and GAMECOCK FOOTBALL!!


Wes Brown

VITA Chair

Duties:  helps site coordinator oversee VITA program and tracks participation

Fun Fact: I lost 48 pounds freshman year of college.


Jennifer Brewer
Community Service Chair

Duties: organizes community service events for members and tracks participation


Fun Fact: I ride horses!


Kristen Boatwright

Tutoring Chair

Duties: coordinates tutoring sessions and tracks participation

Fun Fact: I am a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do


Anna Scott Cameron
Professionalism Chair

Duties:  organizes professionalism workshops for members and tracks participation

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Katie Pancione
Courtesy Chair

Duties:  ensures proper etiquette and courtesy with external relationships

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