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Welcome Frances! I'm also so glad the conference in Baltimore was a good experience for you. Please reach our here anytime you have a question or just need some reassurance you're on the right...
Hello from Hot So Cal!
Sharon Trabbic 08/27/16, 7:45am
Shauna - Welcome to CPAFMA! You will find it a huge benefit for your firm and for you, personally!
Hello from IL!
Rita Keller 07/17/16, 10:26am
Shawn, Great to have you on board. I hope you find CPAFMA as informative and helpful as I have.
Hello from colorful Colorado!
Alan Alexander 07/13/16, 10:30am
We celebrate the monthly birthdays at our staff meeting. Everyone is there, the birthday person gets to choose the treat, and they get a card signed by all staff.
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Tiffany Taft 06/23/16, 12:19pm
Welcome Cherie. Don't hesitate to reach out to other members for either answers to your questions or to answer questions of others. That is how we all learn. Bob
Hello from Lakewood, Colorado
Bob Biddle 06/22/16, 8:29am
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Leadership Institute Launches with Class of 2017

CPA Firm Management Association in partnership with Succession Institute will be launching the CPAFMA Leadership Institute in 2017. This program is built for real world challenges with a real world curriculum, designed exclusively for the Association and its membership. This high impact program is focused on CPAFMA emerging...
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2016 ACE Award Recipient Recognized in Baltimore

This annual award is presented by the CPA Firm Management Association (CPAFMA) and has been awarded to some of North America's most experienced and respected administrators since its inception in 1989. The ACE Award -- which stands for Achievement, Commitment and Excellence -- was formerly known as the Accounting Firm...
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Working with a New Managing Partner

A couple of disclaimers: I have been with my Firm for 31 years I have worked with six Managing Partners (we have only had two others including the Founding Partner in our 77 years in business) Today our Managing Partner is elected for a three-year term with a maximum re-election twice or a total of nine years (most have...
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Our Chair Says Thank You

As I begin my one year term as your Chair of the CPAFMA, I think it is appropriate to say “thank you” to a number of individuals. First and foremost, thank you to Jim Fahey, AAAPM, our Immediate Past Chair.  Jim has served with distinction over the last seven years as Education Director, Treasurer, Vice Chair  and...
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Why Should Managing Partners Attend the NPMC?

It was several years ago when our firm administrator returned from the annual practice management conference put on by the Association for Accounting Administration.  Upon her return she reviewed several of the sessions with me and some ideas that she had formulated while at the conference.  Having implemented many ideas from...
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Finding Balance Between Different Generations in the Workplace

In 2016, the millennial generation surpassed the Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation. Last year, Millennials topped Generation X as the generation making up the largest section of the US workforce with approximately 33 percent of the US workforce being made up of 18-34 year olds. In a few years...
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SoCal Chapter: Technology to Streamline and Digitize Your Tax Workflow
September 29, 2016
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Washington DC Chapter: We Need Your Feedback
August 29 - September 9, 2016
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Ohio Chapter Meeting
September 16, 2016
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MAPCast: For Chapter Leaders Only: Boosting Growth: Developing a Business Development Culture in your Firm
September 20, 2016
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Colorado Chapter Meeting
September 21, 2016
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Illinois Chapter Meeting
September 22, 2016
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Michigan Chapter Meeting - Wellness in the Workplace
September 22, 2016
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Northeast Chapter Meeting
September 29, 2016
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Michigan Chapter Meeting - Women's Leadership Conference w/MICPA
October 25, 2016
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MAPCast: Think Before Hitting "Send"
October 27, 2016
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Michigan Chapter Meeting - Current Trends in the CPA World: Mary Bartlett, Merger Mania and The Role of the Firm Administrator: Lon Goforth
November 17, 2016
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