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2022 Technology Series
April 21 - June 30, 2022

2022 Technology Series

The accounting profession is quickly transforming due to technological innovation. However, this shift requires both accountants and firm managers to acquire new skill sets. The 2022 Technology Series will include FIVE educational sessions presented by Roman Kepczyk, CPA.CITP, CGMA, PAFM, and will explore topics essential to optimizing your firm's productivity and efficiency.

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Connections 2022
June 21 - 24, 2022

Connections 2022

The most dynamic and innovative keynote lineup you've seen at a practice management conference along with pre-event workshops, breakout sessions with practical, hands-on learning, a vendor exchange and connection time built-in throughout the two-and-a-half day event combined with just the right amount of fun.

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Talent Attraction and Retention in Crisis: 6 Strategies to Respond
June 28, 2022

Talent Attraction and Retention in Crisis: 6 Strategies to Respond

This 60-minute MAPCast will provide insights on how firm managers can impact their firm’s talent acquisition, retention, development and management environment.

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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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CPAFMA 2022 Firm Manager Compensation & Benefits Survey Results Released

CPAFMA 2022 Firm Manager Compensation & Benefits Survey Results Released

Mar 24, 2022

The 2022 CPAFMA Firm Manager Compensation Survey is a tool that firms can use to help those in the firm manager role reach their career path goals.  This survey was designed as a quick reference tool providing information relative to professionals managing accounting firms such as firm managers, directors of administration and chief operating officers.  Each CPAFMA member firm received the survey and the response rate was 20%. 

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CPAFMA Founder Passes

CPAFMA Founder Passes

Mar 24, 2022

On Saturday, March 19, 2022, Clifford Brownstein of North Potomac, MD passed away peacefully with his wife at his bedside. Cliff was a founding member of the Association for Accounting Administrators (now CPA Firm Management Association).  Together with Don Scholl and Gene Cohen, Cliff was responsible for the organization and launching of the Association.  These three had the vision which has led to successful practice management for ...

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PCPS George Willie Ethnically Diverse Student Scholarship & Internship Cosponsoring Firms Selected

PCPS George Willie Ethnically Diverse Student Scholarship & Internship Cosponsoring Firms Selected

Feb 01, 2022

In an effort to help accounting firms develop ethnically diverse talent, PCPS has selected ten firms to cosponsor an internship to students with diverse backgrounds during busy season 2023

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2022 CPAFMA Technology Survey Findings

2022 CPAFMA Technology Survey Findings

Jan 20, 2022

The CPA Firm Management Association recently conducted its fourth comprehensive Information Technology survey tailored specifically to member firms with the goal of identifying the applications, products, and processes utilized by peers.  The survey was conducted in December 2021 to determine what information technology firms would be utilizing in 2022 and compared to the results from previous surveys where appropriate.  This survey further ...

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Abdo COO is the Firm’s First Non-CPA Partner

Abdo COO is the Firm’s First Non-CPA Partner

Jan 17, 2022

Abdo, a Minnesota-based public accounting firm providing audit, tax and consulting services for a wide range of governments, organizations and businesses, announces the promotion of its COO, Jana Cinnamon, to the position of partner. She is the first non-CPA partner in the firm’s history.

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