Emerging Leader of the Year

Education and Knowledge

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

2019
Lisa Cloyd, PAFM
Crosslin PLLC
Nashville, Tennessee

2018
Kristin Holthus, CPA, CGMA, PAFM
Anton Collins Mitchell LLP
Denver, Colorado

2017
Julie Giacobbe
MWA CPAs + Business Advisors
Plano, Texas

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