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.

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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

Upcoming Events

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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