Who are the most influential leaders in the accounting profession? Increasingly, they are female professionals who are CPAs, consultants or are the developers behind the technologies that help all accounting and tax pros be more efficient and productive.
CPA Practice Advisor has announced the recipients of its 2017 Most Powerful Women in Accounting awards, which recognizes each for their significant contributions to the profession. While some are directly engaged in day-to-day client service as a partner or senior member of an accounting practice, others serve in roles as varied as consulting, media, software development, and even in political office.
Nominations were open to the public on CPA Practice Advisor’s website www.CPAPracticeAdvisor.com, and the final selection of this year’s recipients was determined by the publication’s editorial staff and editorial advisory board.
The awards were announced and presented at QuickBooks Connect, which was held November 15-17 in San Jose., California. CPA Practice Advisor’s Executive Editor Gail Perry, a CPA and distinguished accounting thought leader, was also presented with one of the 2017 Most Powerful Women in Accounting awards by publisher Barry Strobel.
This year’s Most Powerful Women in Accounting are: