Professional Development

Dominic R. Ortiz, CPA, CGMA

Dominic R. Ortiz, CPA, CGMA, is CEO of the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee and a member of the AICPA board of directors.

CPA email closings: Go pro or add a personal touch?

Accounting professionals discuss the importance of email as a communication tool and the need to think about how their emails — including the closings — reflect on their and their firms’ professionalism. They say the messages should also consider the nature of the relationship they have with the other person.

CAQ increases diversity efforts with new initiative

The CAQ announced a strategic education initiative intended to expose students to careers in accounting, attract greater diversity and representation within the profession, and address barriers to entry from underrepresented and underserved groups.

Kimberly Kirkendall, CPA

Kimberly Kirkendall, CPA, is president of international Resource Development Inc. in Cleveland.

Feeling stuck or overwhelmed? Advice to help ‘calm the storm’

Amber Setter, a former accountant and an International Coaching Federation-accredited professional certified coach, talks about signs someone may need to consider speaking with a professional about their mental health and what you can do if you notice these signs in someone else.

Susan M. Tillery, CPA/PFS

Susan M. Tillery, CPA/PFS, is president and co-founder of Paraklete Financial Inc. and co-owner of Financial Planning Advocate LLC, both in Kennesaw, Ga.

The 411 from Tom Hood on the future of finance

Hear a midsummer update on skills, finance leadership opportunities, and some of the focus areas of the Future of Finance Leadership Advisory Group in this podcast episode with transcript.

Where to find October’s flipbook issue

The Journal of Accountancy is now completely digital. 





2022 Payroll Update

Employees working remotely have created numerous issues for employers. The 2022 Payroll Update report provides insight on remote workforce tax issues, pandemic payroll issues and employer credits, and worker classification issues in the gig economy.