Five ways the new generation of CPAs is changing the profession.
By Gale Crosley
The Radical CPA: New Rules for the Future-Ready Firm
When CPA Jody Padar joined her father in his practice after eight years in a traditional mid-market firm, she assumed that his clients would become theirs. But Jody’s dad had a different idea. He believed his daughter should learn how to build a client base, not just serve an existing one.
The approach may not have been what Jody was expecting, but the experience of seeking out and developing client relationships was formative. In fact, she leveraged it to create New Vision CPA Group in Chicago, which provides complete accounting and tax solutions.
Jody and her firm are part of a movement I’ve dubbed “the New Accounting.” Although applied differently by individual practitioners, the movement can generally be defined by five characteristics: READ MORE →