Emerging Leader of the Year

  • Expanding Knowledge
  • Sharing Experiences
  • Achiving Through Collaboration
  • Influencing Leadership
  • Envisioning Possibilities

This Award honors 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 business.

Firm Manager of the Year

The Emerging Leader must also be a strong advocate of CPAFMA’s mission to lead CPA firm practice management by empowering all CPA firms to thrive by expanding knowledge, sharing experiences, achieving through collaboration, influencing leadership and envisioning possibilities.

Nominees must meet the following criteria for consideration for the CPAFMA Emerging Leader of the Year Award:

The 2022 Emerging Leader of the Year Award will be presented at CPAFMA’s CONNECTIONS2022 Conference, June 21-24 in Portland, Maine. Recipients receive a handsome plaque and promotion for both the individual and the firm in addition to one year of complimentary CPAFMA MAPCasts for the recipient’s firm.

Nomination Form  

Previous Recipients of the ELAward

Lisa Cloyd, PAFM
Crosslin PLLC
Nashville, Tennessee

Kristin Holthus, CPA, CGMA, PAFM
Anton Collins Mitchell LLP
Denver, Colorado

Julie Giacobbe
MWA CPAs + Business Advisors
Plano, Texas

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Connections 2022
June 21 - 24, 2022

Connections 2022

The most dynamic and innovative keynote lineup you've seen at a practice management conference along with pre-event workshops, breakout sessions with practical, hands-on learning, a vendor exchange and connection time built-in throughout the two-and-a-half day event combined with just the right amount of fun.

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Ohio Chapter Meeting: An Enlightened Conversation with an Expert
October 22, 2021

Ohio Chapter Meeting: An Enlightened Conversation with an Expert

Field of Study: Business Management and Organization CPE: 2 Credit Hours  FREE FOR MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS!  Session Description: Many CPAFMA Ohio Chapter members know Fred Dillon well. His expansive knowledge of the internal workings of a CPA firm and his humor have made him an icon within the Association. Fred also served many years on the CPAFMA Board of Directors and served as National President. The good news for Fred is ...

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Document Management: On-Premises or Cloud?
October 27, 2021

Document Management: On-Premises or Cloud?

Field of Study: Information Technology Program Level: Basic CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour Program Description: There is much to consider when choosing the best software hosting method for your firm, as there is no "one size fits all" solution. While one firm may be best suited for an on-premises solution, another firm may find a cloud or hybrid solution works best. In this session, guest speakers Don Emery and Kevin Sharma will explore ...

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