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Leadership Institute 2.0 Launched

Leadership Institute 2.0 Launched

Published June 24, 2019

Firm managers are called to be leaders – by the best traditions of the accounting profession, by standards of professional responsibility, and by the expectations of the communities in which they work and live. And yet, until recently, there has been little attention given to leadership training for those responsible for the day-to-day management of CPA firms as they enter the profession and begin to develop the skills necessary for their ...

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Bill Reeb Inducted as AICPA Chair

Bill Reeb Inducted as AICPA Chair

Published May 22, 2019

The American Institute of CPAs announced that Bill Reeb, chief executive of management consulting firm Succession Institute in Austin, Texas, is the new chair of the AICPA. Reeb was elected to a one-year, volunteer post by the AICPA Governing Council, which wrapped up its annual spring meeting in Washington, D.C., on May 21, 2019. Tracey Golden, an audit partner with Deloitte, was voted in as the AICPA vice chair. Reeb said the ...

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National Practice Management Conference - You Can Still Save!

National Practice Management Conference - You Can Still Save!

Published May 13, 2019

Save with promo code ENG19CPAFMA - Business strategy. Global economics and politics. Inspiring leadership. Every part of your day is touched by some aspect of these big-picture issues. Explore the impact during the CPAFMA National Practice Management Conference with access to AICPA ENGAGE keynote sessions -  Monday, June 10IRS Commissioner Charles RettigThe Fat Tail: The Power of Political Knowledge for Strategic Investing by Ian ...

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BDO Alliance Workshop and Networking Event Held with CPAFMA National Practice Management Conference

BDO Alliance Workshop and Networking Event Held with CPAFMA National Practice Management Conference

Published June 27, 2019

BDO Alliance USA, paired with the CPA Firm Management Association and the Association for Accounting Marketing, hosted a workshop for their members on June 10th at the MGM Grand Las Vegas just prior to the start of the AAM Summit and CPAFMA National Practice Management Conference, which partnered this year with the AICPA's ENGAGE Conference. The event was exclusively designed for BDO Alliance USA members attending these events, and offered ...

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Understanding Cloud Options for CPA Firms

Understanding Cloud Options for CPA Firms

Published May 15, 2019

If you’re a small CPA firm (think 10-50 employees), your IT scenario is probably as follows: You have a local IT consultant or MSP that you rely on and trust to help you make the right IT decisions for your firm. Perhaps you have someone in-house to help with desktop support (either a dedicated person or the employee who is stuck being the go-to for support in addition to his or her regular job), and every so often, when faced with an IT ...

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