Are you an accounting major looking to IGNITE your curiosity of the profession, in a hands-on and interactive manner, while also learning more about Dean Dorton? If so, we invite you to apply to our IGNITE Leadership Conference, a premier two-day program for today’s accounting students looking to become tomorrow’s leaders.

WHEN: Thursday, July 16 and Friday, July 17, 2020
WHERE: Lexington, Kentucky

Out of town for the summer? Attending a university not in Lexington?
No worries! Dean Dorton will cover the cost of your hotel stay for Wednesday, July 15 and Thursday, July 16.

IGNITE: An engaging leadership conference for tomorrow’s leaders

  • Gain hands-on experience through case study simulations
  • Learn CPA exam tips and tricks
  • Get to know Dean Dorton, our services, and our industry expertise
  • Meet our team! From interns to partners
  • Have fun! Join us for a fun social event

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  • At what date will you obtain 150 credit hours?
  • IGNITE Leadership Conference is two full days of insight and experience on July 16 and July 17.
  • We want to hear from you! Please upload below a video of yourself detailing what you hope to accomplish during our summer leadership program, IGNITE. Please limit this recording to no more than 90 seconds.