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Alina Nikishina, CPA – 2019 20 Under 40 Honoree

Alina Nikishina CPA

Alina Nikishina, CPA

Co-Founder and Program Architect
The Mastery Network

Denver, CO 

Career Highlights:

Co-Founded and launched The Mastery Network in 2018! Formal education programs rarely teach concepts of how to start and run a business, and it can be confusing to know what questions to ask a professional advisor. Over the years, we’ve watched our clients ask the same questions and run into the same pitfalls time and time again. We want to change that by empowering entrepreneurs with the education they need to be successful, make more money, and run into less problems. We create e-learning programs that are supported by the professional advisor members of our network, who add a personalized element to the learning.

  • CPA in public accounting for over 8 years.
    • 4 yrs with Deloitte in various areas of tax.
    • Over 4 yrs with a local accounting firm working with small business owners and wearing many hats helping run the firm itself!
  • CPA Practice Advisors’ 40 under 40 Award 3 years in a row 2016 – 2018

Favorite books/websites/speakers that you find influential:

What websites/magazines do you use to keep up on news of the accounting profession?

  • CPA Practice Advisor
  • Insightful Accountant
  • Cloud Accounting Podcast – David Leary & Blake Oliver, CPA


See all of the “20 Under 40” honorees for 2019.