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Roman H. Kepczyk, CPA.CITP, CGMA

Right Networks
Director of Firm Technology Strategy
roman@rightnetworks.com
(678) 495-0508

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Roman H. Kepczyk, CPA is Director of Firm Technology Strategy for Right Networks.  His primary focus is helping firms throughout North America effectively use information technology and accounting applications by optimizing their tax, audit and administrative production workflows.  
 
He has spent the past twenty-two years consulting exclusively with CPA firms and prior to that, ten years with the CPA firm of Henry & Horne, (Arizona’s largest regional firm) where he was the partner in charge of the firm's Management Advisory Services and Consulting practices.  Roman also served as the firm’s Administrative partner where he oversaw Internal Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources, and was responsible for the creation and implementation of the firm's technology plan and budget.
 
He is member of AICPA Council, a former member of the AICPA PCPS Executive Committee and a former Chairman of the AICPA's Information Technology Executive Committee.  He has served as a member of other AICPA initiatives, including the Special Committee on Enhanced Business Reporting, eBusiness Task Force, IT Best Practices, IT Research, IT Practices Committees, and Group of 100 projects. In addition, he is a former Chairman of the AICPA Top Technologies Task Force

Roman was named by INSIDE Public Accounting as one of the profession’s Most Recommended Consultants for each of the years from 2005 through 2017, CPA Practice Advisors Top 25 Thought Leaders from 2011 through 2019, and Accounting Today’s Most Influential People in Accounting thirteen times. 

Roman is also an Advisory Board Member to the CPA Firm Management Association (formerly the Association for Accounting Administration) and has served on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Society of CPAs.

He also authored “Quantum of Paperless: Partners Guide to CPA Firm Optimization” which outlines 32 key CPA best practices.

On a technical level, Roman is an AICPA Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) and a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSS BB). He authored technology chapters for the PPC MAP Handbook, PPC Guide to Paperless Engagements, and sections of the AICPA MAP Handbook.  He is also a regular contributor of articles to the AICPA PCPS, CPA Practice Advisor, Thomson Reuters Audit and Accounting publications and the CPA Firm Management Association’s newsletters.

About Us: Trusted World-Wide, Right Networks is the leading provider of hosted applications for small business accounting firms. Right Networks hosts data and applications for a rapidly-growing client base ranging from Fortune 10 companies and large not-for-profit organizations to sole proprietorships and individuals. Authorized by major corporations and acclaimed by industry leaders, Right Networks is the right choice to move your organization into the cloud easily, reliably, and securely.

Upcoming Live Webinars

CPA CYBERSECURITY 101: YOUR ROLE IN PROTECTING YOUR FIRM

Available Date(s)
Thursday, November 07, 2019: 3:00PM EST

CostFREE  CPE Credits1.0 hour  Subject AreaInformation Technology  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm      

Archived Webinars Offered

REMOTE WORKPLACE TRENDS AND TECHS

Date RecordedOctober 11, 2019  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaInformation Technology  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, Other    

SECURITY IN THE CLOUD: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS AND YOUR DATA

Date RecordedOctober 10, 2019  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaInformation Technology  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone    

TRANSITIONING FROM COMPLIANCE TO ADVISORY

Date RecordedSeptember 24, 2019  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaBusiness Management and Organization  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm    

IT INFRASTRUCTURE UPDATE

Date RecordedSeptember 17, 2019  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaInformation Technology  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm    

CPA CYBERSECURITY 101: YOUR ROLE IN PROTECTING YOUR FIRM

Date RecordedSeptember 12, 2019  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaInformation Technology  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm    

2019 CPA FIRM TECH, TRENDS AND DISRUPTERS

Date RecordedSeptember 4, 2019  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaInformation Technology  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone    

LEAN ADMINISTRATIVE PRODUCTION TO IMPROVE YOUR FIRM

Date RecordedJuly 18, 2019  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaManagement Services  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm    

IT CONSIDERATIONS IN M&A

Date RecordedMay 31, 2019  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaInformation Technology  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm    

TAX SEASON DEBRIEF

Date RecordedMay 6, 2019  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaBusiness Management and Organization  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm    

2019 CPAFMA DIGITALLY DRIVEN FIRM SURVEY RESULTS

Date RecordedApril 10, 2019  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaInformation Technology  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm