• George Azih

    George Azih Is LeaseQuery’s Founder and CEO. Prior to founding LeaseQuery, George worked in Technical Accounting and Accounting Research for a Fortune 500 company, specializing in lease accounting, debt modifications and hedge accounting. Prior to that, he worked in a CPA firm specializing in audits of financial institutions (banks an...

    • george.azih@leasequery.com
    • (800) 880 - 7270
  • Fanny Barrientos

    Fanny Barrientos has been the digital marketing expert at CPA Site Solutions for over 3 years. Ms. Barrientos is an expert in helping CPAs develop engaging social media content while maximizing their firm's online visibility through search marketing efforts. She graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor’s of Science in...

    • fanny.barrientos@cpasitesolutions.com
    • (800) 896 - 4500
  • Roger Batista

    Roger Batista is a practice development consultant at AccountantsWorld. Roger brings over 15 years of experience in helping accounting firms develop and strengthen their payroll processing services by incorporating more advanced software tools and processes.

    • rbatista@accountantsworld.com
    • (888) 999 - 1366
  • Jaime Campbell

    Jaime Campbell, CPA, MBA, CGMA, CTT, MCT is co-owner of Tier One Services, LLC, an outsourced accounting firm supporting small businesses and CPAs across the country. After starting her career in tax and audit, she now loves to deliver financial clarity to CEOs and CFOs via dashboards & financial models - and deliver massive time savings to...

    • jcampbellcpa@tieroneservices.net
    • (704) 837 - 0185
  • Jim Cline

    Mr. Cline graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Taxation from the University of Houston in 1989.  His first job was at Arthur Andersen where he worked in the Tax and Real Estate Appraisal departments.  After seven years with Arthur Andersen, Mr. Cline became the Manager of Revenue Services at Service Corporation In...

    • Jim.Cline@excelceo.com
    • (713) 481 - 6515
  • David Cristello

    David Cristello is the Founder & CEO of Jetpack Workflow, a leading Recurring Client Management (RCM) System for Accounting Firm Owners. He’s also the host of Growing Your Firm Podcast, which has been featured by Accounting Today, has over 70K downloads, and features strategies on how top practitioners are growing their firm. Prior to...

    • david@jetpackworkflow.com
    • (888) 445 - 3735
  • Gerri Detweiler
    • Head of Market Education
    • NAV

    Gerri Detweiler is Head of Market Education for Nav, the only website that gives business owners free business and personal credit scores. She's been helping individuals and small business owners navigate the confusing world of credit for more than twenty years, and trains tax and small business advisors to help their small business clients...

    • gerri@nav.com
    • (855) 226 - 8388
  • Peter Goldmann

    Peter Goldmann is a foremost provider of practical fraud and cyber-crime training. Peter also publishes a bi-monthly newsletter called the "White-Collar Crime Fighter". Through the newsletter, Peter shares "how-to" fraud detection tips and investigation information from the world's top experts. Peter i...

    • pgoldmann@fraudaware.com
    • (800) 440 - 2261
  • John Harrison
    • Executive Director
    • SASBA

    Over 40 years experience as a CPA ranging from 6 years with national firms to his own local practice. In addition to practicing in a CPA firm, he founded an accounting and tax franchise which helped CPAs and Accountants grow and prosper in their practices.  The franchise, CFOToday, is rated annually in Entrepreneur Magazine.

    • jharrison@sasba.org
    • (850) 681 - 1941
  • Greg Kyte

    Greg is the co-host of the ThriveCast, a monthly podcast on running your firm like an actual business. He is a regular blogger for the THRIVEal CPA Network, and his cartoons are being run on GoingConcern.com. He is a fellow of the VeraSage Institute, and Accounting Today included him in its 2013 and 2014 lists of the Top 100 Most Influential Peo...

    • greg@gregkyte.com
    • (801) 722 - 4662
  • Abel Limas, Jr.

    With fifteen (15) years of Information Technology (IT) experience, Abel has dedicated ten (10) of those years to the Legal Information Technology (LIT) arena. He is a graduate of Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, TX, where he received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.). Abel also holds a Bachelor of Business Administr...

    • abel@protowiselabs.com
    • (956) 459 - 6501
  • Jon Lokhorst

    Jon Lokhorst, CPA, ACC, is a leadership coach and consultant based in Lake Geneva, WI. He partners with CPAs, CFOs, and other leaders who face massive change in their industry and recognize the need for a new model of leadership to navigate those challenges. Prior to launching Lokhorst Consulting LLC, Jon enjoyed a 30-plus year career as a CPA,...

    • jon@lokhorstconsulting.com
    • (612) 381 - 6275
  • Scott Maurer

    Scott Maurer is the Director of Business Development for Advanta IRA. Advanta specializes in administering self-directed IRA and retirement accounts. Scott has worked for Advanta since 2006, and is a frequent speaker and lecturer on the topic of self-directed IRAs and using retirement funds to invest in real estate and other alternative assets....

    • smaurer@advantairagroup.com
    • (727) 581 - 9853
  • Trent McLaren

    Trent Mclaren is Australia's thought leader of the year in the Accounting Industry. He is the head of accounting and strategic partnerships at Practice Ignition. His role see's him partnering with accounting professionals all over the world as he strives to drive innovation and disruption with his partners. Igniting a culture to challeng...

    • trent@practiceignition.com
    • (616) 558 - 5646
  • Scott Peterson
    • Vice President of U.S. Tax Policy and Government Relations
    • Avalara

    Scott Peterson is Avalara's Vice President of U.S. Tax Policy and Government Relations. He has over 30 years experience working in tax policy and legislation, having been the first Executive Director of the Streamlined Sales Tax governing board and the former COO of an organization devoted to making sales tax simpler and more uniform for the...

    • scott.peterson@avalara.com
    • (206) 826 - 4900
  • Kristen Rampe, CPA

    Kristen provides leadership development, retreat facilitation, coaching and training to forward-thinking accounting professionals and their firms. 

    She helps CPAs connect, communicate, and prosper with their clients and teams. Her blog, ‘Accounting Made Awesome’ features her deep industry knowledge peppered with astute...

    • kristen@kristenrampe.com
    • (616) 219 - 0375
  • Cedar Robinson

    Cedar Robinson is the co-founder and a Managing Director of Warner Robinson LLC, one of the Nation's leading R&D tax credit consulting firms. Cedar has been specializing in the R&D credit since 1993 including many years at PwC and Grant Thornton before forming Warner Robinson LLC in 2009. Cedar has helped hundreds of small and large...

    • cedar@warner-robinson.com
    • (816) 600 - 6150
  • Herb Rubenstein

    Herb Rubenstein is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Washington and Lee. He was a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar to the University of Bristol where he received a diploma in the social sciences. He received his Master of Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs of the University of Texas at Austin. He has his law degree from Ge...

    • herb@sbizgroup.com
    • (303) 910 - 7961
  • Karle Simmons

    Karle Simmons is an Associate Licensed Tax Professional with Tax Defense Network, LLC working exclusively with clients to provide federal and state tax debt resolutions. Karle believes that every client deserves a resolution to their debt that fits their unique situation. Through a thorough analysis in consultation with the client we are able to...

    • karle.simmons@taxdefensenetwork.com
    • (904) 404 - 3164
  • Steve Smith

    Steve Smith, Registered Principal and Registered Investment Advisor, is vice president of Imprimis Financial.  Steve has over 30 years extensive experience in retirement planning, investments and insurance consulting.  He works closely with plan sponsors to provide recommendations and investment options, providing education and mo...

    • ssmith@imprimisinc.com
    • (626) 325 - 2002
  • Alex Sonkin

    Alex Sonkin is the founder of the Virtual Family Office Hub (VFO Hub), the global leader for supercharging family offices and elite CPA Firms with best-in-class resources and specialists. Mr. Sonkin and his team work closely with each family office and CPA Firm in order to take them through a transformational educational experience, arming them...

    • asonkin@vfohub.com
    • (760) 602 - 0832
  • Todd Steinberg

    Todd Steinberg brings more than 20 years of experience emphasizing all aspects of sales & marketing in the accounting & tax industry. Specializing in working with accountants, Todd is well-versed in a variety of areas including: sales coaching, mergers & acquisitions, practice management, and integrating financial planning into a tax...

    • todd@newclientsinc.com
    • (609) 870 - 8116
  • Colin Tierney
    • Director of Marketing and Strategy
    • Sageworks

    Colin Tierney is the Director of Marketing and Strategy at Sageworks – a financial analysis solutions, industry data, and risk management solutions provider – where he leads the marketing and strategy for the business advisory technology division.

    • colin.tierney@sageworks.com
    • (866) 603 - 7029