CPAacademy.org Top Presenter Awards For 2022
CPAacademy.org is excited to announce our 2022 Top Presenters. These presenters have distinguished themselves in a variety of ways, including the number of CPAacademy.org members they’ve reached as well as positive feedback from webinar participants.
They are all committed to the education of accounting professionals and sharing knowledge in an open and easily accessible format.
We'd like to congratulate these presenters and look forward to hearing more from them in 2023!
Nellie Akalp is a passionate entrepreneur, small business advocate and mother of four children. Nellie has perfected the balance of being a mom, the CEO of CorpNet.com, and maintaining a healthy relationship with her husband and business partner of 14 years. Through their various business ventures together, Nellie has formed more than 100,000 corporations and LLCs across the U.S.
Dawn is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, and CEO of Powerful Accounting, LLC. In addition, Powerful Accounting created a sister company, Your Turn, LLC, where they specialize in application consulting and implementation for small businesses.
Bradley Burnett is a practicing Colorado attorney with 33 years of experience working specifically on issues related to tax. His practice specializes in tax planning and tax controversy resolution. Mr. Burnett has authored and delivered more than 3,000 presentations on U.S. tax law in the U.S. and international jurisdictions.
Carlos Dias Jr. is a financial adviser, public speaker and president of Dias Wealth LLC, in the Orlando, Florida, area, offering strategic financial planning services to business owners, executives, retirees and professional athletes. Carlos is a nationally syndicated columnist for Kiplinger and has contributed, been featured or quoted in over 100 publications, including Forbes, MarketWatch, Bloomberg, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, USA Today and several others. He's also been interviewed on various radio and television stations. Carlos is trilingual, fluent in both Portuguese and Spanish.
Jina is a consultant and speaker on diversity, inclusion, culture, and belonging. She creates training programs and workshops to help clients move forward in their D&I journey. She is a story-teller and speaks candidly about her experiences, hard lessons, and ‘aha’ moments that helped her understand the importance of individuality, the value of curiosity, and the courage it takes to “just” be yourself.
Named to LinkedIn’s Top Sales Voices, Amy Franko is a sought-after sales and leadership keynote speaker. With her unique blend of current research, fresh insights, and real-world examples, she has worked with some of the world’s most-recognized brands. With over 20 years of client-facing sales experience, Amy’s sales career includes IBM and Lenovo’s global companies before pivoting into entrepreneurship.
Alan S. Gassman, J.D., LL.M. is a board certified estate planning and trust lawyer who practices in Clearwater, Florida. He has an LL.M. in taxation from the University of Florida, and practices in the areas of trust and estate planning, taxation, wealth preservation, and the representation of physicians and medical practices. Mr. Gassman speaks at many tax conferences, national programs and national and local webinars, including Bloomberg BNA Tax and Accounting, the Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute and at many other conferences and webinars.
Steve has drafted trusts and a full range of estate planning documents for clients to help grow, preserve, and transmit their family wealth. He has also drafted organizational documents for limited liability companies, corporations, and partnerships to implement their owners' wishes regarding current and future control and transmission, including bringing in new owners and facilitating exit strategies.
Eric is a partner in Green & Sklarz LLC, a boutique tax firm with offices in Connecticut and New York. The focus of Attorney Eric L. Green’s practice is civil and criminal taxpayer representation before the Department of Justice Tax Division, Internal Revenue Service and state Departments of Revenue Services, as well as handling probate matters and estate planning for individuals and business owners and tax planning for closely held businesses.
Dave Hall is a CPA, public speaker, webinar presenter, podcaster, and retirement risk advisor. He spends most of his time educating CPAs and EAs on various retirement topics.
Paul is the Founder and President of RCReports, Inc., a company that provides Reasonable Compensation software tools and consulting services to the accounting industry. Paul has been the visionary behind the creation of RCReports.com, the first online application for establishing Reasonable Compensation for Shareholder-Employees of S Corps.
Robert S. Keebler, CPA/PFS, MST, AEP (Distinguished), CGMA is a partner with Keebler & Associates, LLP and the current chairman of the AICPA Advanced Estate Planning Conference. In 2007 he was inducted into the Estate Planning Hall of Fame of National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. He has also been named by CPA Magazine as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Practitioners in the United States and one of the Top 40 Tax Advisors to Know During a Recession. His practice includes family wealth transfer and preservation planning, charitable giving, retirement distribution planning, and estate administration.
Award-winning instructor Jeff Lenning has shown thousands of CPAs and accounting professionals across the country how to use Excel to streamline their work and become more efficient.
Professor Allsion McLeod is currently a full-time Senior Lecturer at the University of North Texas, and has taught classes in Corporate Income Taxes, Multi-jurisdictional Taxation, Individual Taxes, Tax Research, Ethics and Financial Accounting. Prior to going into academia, she worked for 18 years in industry and in a Big Four accounting firm
Roger is considered the foremost authority on all things involving e-services and IRS transcripts since pioneering the IRS transcript analysis industry a decade ago launching Tax Help Software. Roger is a national speaker on tax industry best practices who also consults with some of the largest tax software companies, accounting firms, tax resolution firms, and the IRS.
Jody Stamback is a Sr. Tax Specialist with Stakeholder Liaison in the Communications and Liaison Division of the IRS. With over 33 years at the Internal Revenue Service, his work in Compliance and Outreach has provided valuable experience with an emphasis on individual and business tax law and IRS policies and procedures.
Geni divides her time between working as a winery consultant at Brotemarkle, Davis & Co in the Napa Valley and writing, speaking, and tweeting about what some might consider nerdy subjects. A certified Mentor Plus Level 5 Consultant, she is also co-founder of Solve Services, which provides remote bookkeeping services to companies in the wine industry. As a former partner in a CPA firm, two-time software company executive, and former CMO of a tech startup, she has a passion for applying technology to solving business problems.
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