QuickBooks Connect (QBC) is one of the biggest accounting conferences in the US. More than 5,000 people will descend on San Jose to learn from 50+ speakers, 100+ software providers, and more. Make sure you get the most out of your time and monetary investment by joining us and the QBC panel we’ve assembled. The panel of speakers will share their best tips for surviving and thriving at QBC. Also, learn about their approach to maximizing their learning, networking and, of course, fun at QuickBooks Connect.
Richard Roppa-Roberts is the Founder and Intellectual Handyman behind Quasar Cowboy, where he helps ProAdvisor bookkeeping firms as well as Apps.com clients with strategy, tech, workflow, engagement process, sales, marketing, and long-term planning. In addition to Quasar Cowboy, Richard is a co-host of the long-running QBO Show since 2018 (along with show co-founders Stacy Kildal and Woody Adams). Richard also facilitates the "Not the Only One" Roundtable community of bookkeeping professionals.
Damien works with accountants around the world helping them build profitable and sustainable businesses. As the Vice President of Business Development, North America at Receipt Bank, Damien helps firms leverage the latest technology to deliver their services efficiently and profitably. Damien speaks to state and national accounting associations around the world on topics including change management, marketing and technology.
Stacy Kildal, founder of Kildal Services LLC, is an internationally recognized expert in QuickBooks Online that has been named as one of Accounting’s Most Powerful Women in 2012, 2013 & 2014, as well as one of 2013 & 2014’s 40 Under 40 in Accounting. In 2014, she was also voted by her peers as one of the Top 100 ProAdvisors (included in the top 10!) and named as one of 100 Most Influential People in Accounting. In 2015, her blog was named as one of 15 Essential Sites for Accountants.
Mariette is an IRS Enrolled Agent and Financial Accountant. She has an incredible passion for teaching and sharing her knowledge with others and has provided professional training in the areas of QuickBooks, accounting, workflow solutions and Individual/Small Business Taxation.