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 2020 Emerging Leader of the Year Award will be presented at CPAFMA’s National Practice Management Conference, June 23-36, 2020 in Sarasota. 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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2020 National Practice Management Conference - CANCELLED
June 23 - 26, 2020

2020 National Practice Management Conference - CANCELLED

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 NPMC has been cancelled. We will be hosting an event in November 2020 for those managing accounting firms in today's challenging environment. Information will be available in the coming weeks as to the schedule and updates will be available as the program's content is finalized.

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May 14, 2020

Michigan Chapter: Workplace Violence / Training for Crisis Situations

Please join us for our 1st face to face meeting of 2020!  Our guest speaker will be Kathryn Scourby, CBCP, Principal of KNS Consulting, LLC. Kathy works with professional service firms to achieve their goals in the areas of business continuity, disaster preparedness, risk management and compliance. A Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), she trains management professionals and all levels of staff at private service firms by ...

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