MICPA Podcast Off the Ledger

Michigan CPAs get real as we take it ‘off the ledger’ and cover everything from stories, personal financial tips, leadership development to honestly- who knows? We’re just getting started! Tune in as the MICPA interviews a variety of CPA guests ‘Off the Ledger’.
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Standing Out as a Thought Leader

Everyone has unique experiences and perspectives. How do you use your unique experiences and perspectives to influence change or drive innovation as a thought leader? Alex Drost, CPA, Founder and CEO of Connection Builders, sits down with Joe this month to talk about how you can position yourself as a thought leader, how to set expectations and measure your success.







Previous Episodes

Why Advocacy Matters with Senator Mallory McMorrow


Ever thought about getting involved in political advocacy, but wondered if it really made any difference? This month, Michigan State Senator Mallory McMorrow sits down with Joe to assure us how and why advocacy efforts have an impact on the CPA profession and our daily lives.

Financial Literacy? Nope. Financial Empowerment and Economic Mobility.


This month, we’re talking about the stuff upon which the American Dream is built – Financial Empowerment and Economic Mobility. Priscilla Perkins, CEO and Gabrielle Thomas, COO from the Accounting Aid Society talk to Joe about why they are passionate about helping others recognize the tools available to them to help achieve that dream.

Bridging the Generation Gap


It’s not often that the student becomes the master and then becomes the student again, but in our current CPA environment, this might be all too familiar. Join Joe as he talks with Adam Schubatis, CPA, audit senior manager from KPMG about how new CPAs can learn as they start their new careers, but also what they uniquely bring to the table.

The Parallels of Networking and Love


Professional networking and finding a soul mate just don’t compare, right? Oh, but they do! Find out how as Joe sits down with MICPA board member Matthew Kidd, CPA, Blunden & Kidd Accounting & Consulting PC, to talk about all things networking, from best practices for newcomers to its future. And who knows, you might just get some good relationship tips, too.

The Intersection of Accounting and Technology


Can you imagine doing your job without a computer? Our guest, MICPA Board Member Jamie Lopiccolo, CPA, CGMA, Capocore Professional Advisors, has been there. Listen in as Joe and Jamie discuss the way technology has evolved and changed the accounting profession, and make some predictions about where it could take the profession in the future.

Diversity in the Accounting Profession


This month’s guest, Alan Young, CPA, MST, and CGMA, Managing Partner of Alan C. Young and Associates tells us, “Entrepreneurs are made by either a dream or necessity.” For Alan, it was a bit of both. Join us as Alan sits down with Joe to share his experience in starting a minority-owned firm, and why this exceptionally diverse firm was as much of an opportunity as it was a necessity.



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