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CPA Firm Management Association

CPA Firm Management Association is leading the management of CPA firms by empowering and equipping them to succeed by providing community + connections, inspiring to advocate + elevate, sharing resources + tools, offering education + knowledge, and exchanging strategy + implementation.

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Making M&A Easier - Broadening and Accelerating the Role of the Firm Manager in M&A Series
July 12 - August 23, 2022

Making M&A Easier - Broadening and Accelerating the Role of the Firm Manager in M&A Series

In this three-session series, learn about a preferred method in getting firm managers involved early in negotiations and discover ways firm they can balance M&A with their daily responsibilities.

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Indiana Chapter Event: Diversity-A Starting Place
July 14, 2022

Indiana Chapter Event: Diversity-A Starting Place

Reflect on how you fit into the conversation of diversity. Regardless of each participant’s identities and lived experiences, the concept of how we coexist, interact, and impact one another is imperative to build better teams, better connections, and deeper relationships.

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Ohio Chapter Meeting: Sensitivity and Harassment in the Workplace
July 15, 2022

Ohio Chapter Meeting: Sensitivity and Harassment in the Workplace

CPE: 2 Credit Hours  Please join the Ohio Chapter for its first IN-PERSON EVENT since Covid! This event will feature guest speaker Jeff Patter, who will present an educational session on the topic of Sensitivity and Harassment in the Workplace. The end of the meeting will also include an open forum for Q&A regarding attendee's HR issues. Below is the meeting schedule: 9:30 am - 10:00 am - Networking/Continental Breakfast 10:00 am ...

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How to Enhance Your Firm’s Technology Experience: Talent, Remote Work, Security and More
July 19, 2022

How to Enhance Your Firm’s Technology Experience: Talent, Remote Work, Security and More

This 60-minute MAPCast will arm participants with tips and best practices that can be brought into their firms to better support a flexible workforce, manage IT security, and enhance the firm’s overall technology experience for both staff and clients.

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Michigan Chapter Meeting: Reimagined Connections - Conference Highlights
July 20, 2022

Michigan Chapter Meeting: Reimagined Connections - Conference Highlights

This meeting will recap important information and share key takeaways from CPAFMA's National Conference.

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CPAFMA Presents 2022 Emerging Leader of the Year Award

CPAFMA Presents 2022 Emerging Leader of the Year Award

June 29, 2022

The CPAFMA was honored to present their 2022 Emerging Leader of the Year Award during CONNECTIONS2022 held in late June in Portland, Maine. The recipient of this year's award is an individual who demonstrates a dedication to the CPA firm management profession through strong leadership, teamwork, and integrity, while continually developing their knowledge and experience, necessary in this ever-changing profession. According to this year’s ...

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CPAFMA Recognizes 2022 Firm Manager of the Year in Portland

CPAFMA Recognizes 2022 Firm Manager of the Year in Portland

June 29, 2022

This annual award is presented by the CPA Firm Management Association and has been awarded to some of North America’s most experienced and respected firm managers since its 1989 inception. It’s a Hall of Fame of sorts, recognizing outstanding and successful careers and firms that have embraced the role of the firm manager with successful results, exceeding expectations.The Firm Manager of the Year Award stands for Achievement, ...

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CPAFMA Recognizes 2021 Firm Manager of the Year

CPAFMA Recognizes 2021 Firm Manager of the Year

June 28, 2022

During the CPA Firm Management Association's CONNECTIONS2022, held in Portland, Maine on June 21-24, CPAFMA recognized, in-person, the recipient of it's 2021 Firm Manager of the Year Award, Jane Johnson, PAFM, COO and Principal with Grimbleby Coleman CPAs in Modesto, California. This annual award is presented by the CPA Firm Management Association and it has been awarded to some of North America’s most experienced and respected firm ...

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CPAFMA 2022 Firm Manager Compensation & Benefits Survey Results Released

CPAFMA 2022 Firm Manager Compensation & Benefits Survey Results Released

March 24, 2022

The 2022 CPAFMA Firm Manager Compensation Survey is a tool that firms can use to help those in the firm manager role reach their career path goals.  This survey was designed as a quick reference tool providing information relative to professionals managing accounting firms such as firm managers, directors of administration and chief operating officers.  Each CPAFMA member firm received the survey and the response rate was 20%. 

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