In Part 4 of our series featuring the 2016 Most Powerful Women in Accounting, Joe speaks with Dawn Brolin. Dawn is the managing member of Powerful Accounting, an accounting and consulting firm that recently added a powerful niche to their services – IRS audit & bankruptcy accounting. Joe and Dawn discuss her journey from sole practitioner to firm builder, how she has created standard processes and procedures to maximize her firm’s growth, and some of the challenges and opportunities for QuickBooks ProAdvisors in today’s changing technological landscape within the accounting profession.
In Part 3 of our series featuring the 2016 Most Powerful Women in Accounting, Joe speaks with Robin Hall. Robin is the CEO and principal professional of VARC Solutions, one of the nation’s largest and most respected QuickBooks and QuickBase consulting firms. Joe and Robin discuss her journey from sole practitioner to firm builder, the challenges she faced reaching her goals, and some of the amazing and unprecedented opportunities for QuickBooks ProAdvisors in today’s drastically shifting technology landscape.
In Part 2 of our series featuring the Most Powerful Women in Accounting 2016, Joe speaks with Jan Haugo. Last year, Jan took her passion, expertise and thought leadership in the bookkeeping profession to a whole new level by starting up the Unites States member association of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers. Since then, she has achieved massively increased recognition of the bookkeeping profession by setting stricter standards, forging new partnerships, establishing meetup groups and social networks, and building a membership base of 500 members so far.
During this episode we will discuss the future of bookkeeping, the relationship between and accounting and bookkeeping, and the role of bookkeepers with Cash Flow and Analysis.
In Part 1 of our series featuring the Most Powerful Women in Accounting 2016, Joe speaks with Ingrid Edstrom. Ingrid has received awards and recognitions including Top 40 Under 40, 2016 Most Powerful Women in Accounting, and Insightful Accountant’s 2016 Top 100 ProAdvisor, and she is passionate about building online communities. Her successes and innovations with networking earned Ingrid recognition in Intuit’s 2015 Firm of the Future contest.
During this episode we will drill down on the benefits and strategies of networking and community building, both online and face to face.