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The CPA Center of Excellence® is the home for CPAs and service professionals with an excellence mindset. We specialize in developing vital business skills and high-impact talent management and human resources practices for professional service providers, especially CPAs. We know that today's top CPAs are already technical experts: we're here to guide them to higher level success in the areas of skills like critical thinking, communications, leadership and decision-making. Whether you are just starting out in your career, you manage the people at your firm, or your a lone CPA inside a larger organization, we are here to help you pursue excellence, built on a foundation of competency-based learning and collaboration.

CPAs Who Innovate: What box?

CPAs Who Innovate: What box?

October 11, 2017

Meet the innovative virtual CFO firm that’s disrupting the profession Summit CPA Group was founded in 2002 as a firm that wanted to change the way people think about accounting. Co-founders Jody Grunden, CPA, and Adam Hale, CPA, didn’t want to just do accounting work. They wanted to make a difference in business owners’ lives. … Read More

The world as your workplace

The world as your workplace

October 4, 2017

Mobility policies, or being able to work outside of the office, are becoming more common as we embrace and become more comfortable with internet-based technology. With a mobility policy, you can work anywhere as long as you have two things: a laptop and internet access. I’ve been with a firm for a little over a … Read More

What MacGyver taught me about innovation and lifelong learning

What MacGyver taught me about innovation and lifelong learning

August 28, 2017

MacGyver was my hero. I was 10 years old and feeling like a bit of an outcast. Big plastic glasses, a propensity to use new words I read in books out on the playground, and seriously confused by the other girls in my class. They talked so much at recess instead of doing anything interesting. … Read More