John Renner, CPA, of Alexandria has been named Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants’ (VSCPA) 2015 Outstanding Member of the Year.
According to the state association, Renner got involved in VSCPA volunteering early in his career after meeting Tom Berry, then the society's CEO. Renner started with the VSCPA's Northern Chapter, then chaired the Public Relations Committee for the past decade where he currently serves as chair. He's a vice president of the Northern Virginia Community College Foundation and a member of the Alexandria Rotary Club's board of directors. He's president of the board at Ivy Hill Cemetery and serves on the Accounting Advisory Committee at his alma mater, Virginia Tech.
Renner’s work at VSCPA also included three years on its board of directors and a year on its educational foundation's board of directors.
Renner and his wife Joan, fellow Renner & Company partner and VSCPA member, were honored as Living Legends of Alexandria in 2010, Rotarians of the Year in 2009 and the only husband-and-wife duo to have both served as chair of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce.
The chamber recently awarded Renner & Company CPA, PC as the Overall Business of the Year. More than 200 people attended the business awards event at the George Washington Masonic Memorial on Oct. 21.