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 Accelerator Workshop, November 9-10, 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

Upcoming Events

CPAFMA 2020 Accelerator
November 9 - 10, 2020

CPAFMA 2020 Accelerator

CPAFMA Accelerator is a virtual event designed for those managing an accounting firm.

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Michigan Chapter Meeting: Sonja Stoos on Workplace Bullying
November 12, 2020

Michigan Chapter Meeting: Sonja Stoos on Workplace Bullying

Sonja Stoos on Workplace Bullying LOCATION: Zoom Meeting link will be provided upon registration of event.

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Michigan Chapter Meeting: Bruce Hennes on Crisis Management for Accounting Firms & Their Clients
May 13, 2021

Michigan Chapter Meeting: Bruce Hennes on Crisis Management for Accounting Firms & Their Clients

Bruce Hennes will speak on Crisis Management for Accounting Firms & Their Clients. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube are now the places where a reputation built up over years of good work can be shattered in an instant. In a split second, accountants and consultants can find themselves in a position where they need to know how to manage a crisis situation for themselves, their firm or clients.

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