Our Knowledgeable Speakers


The 2nd Annual Bridging the Gap Conference

Maanoj Shah

Offshore Accounting Expert I Strategic CFO I Co-founder ~ Finsmart Accounting ~ MissionICU.org

Jennifer Dymond, CPA

CEO, Coach, Consultant, Community Leader, Improviser

Kristin McGill, CAE

VP, Member Experience & Engagement Illinois CPA Society

Andrew Lassise

Founder of Tech 4 Accountants

Orumé Hays, CPA

2023 Top 50 Women in Accounting Ignition / 2023 & 2022 AICPA/CPA Practice Advisor 25 Most Powerful Women in Accounting / CEO Hays CPA. /Adjunct Lecturer/Mentor/Speaker/Advocate. Elevating girls, students, & CPAs.

Jordan Goodman

State and Local Tax Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Twyla Verhelst, CPA

Partner Program Visionary | Idea Generator | Innovative Strategist | Creator of Collaborative Accounting™ | Speaker

Hector Garcia, CPA

CPA. Conference Host. QuickBooks Consultant specializing in Manufacturers with messy Inventory.

Geof Brown, CAE

President and CEO at Illinois CPA Society

Dominique Molina, CPA

Co-founder and CEO of American Institute of Certified Tax Planners

Brian Streig, CPA

Tax Director at Calhoun, Thomson + Matza, LLP

Barry Devine, MBA

Renewable Energy Incentives Product Manager

Andrea MacDonald, CPA

CEO at Steadfast Bookkeeping

Jennifer Wilson, CPA

CPA Profession Influencer, Powerhouse Speaker, Author, Coach and Consultant

Kellie Parks, CPB

Accounting For Accountants

Gaynor Meilke

Executive Coaching, Personal Branding, Strategic Planning, Digital Marketing, PR & Audience Engagement for B2B. Specializing in Accounting, Tax, FinTech and SAAS.

Nancy McClelland, CPA, MAFM

The Dancing Accountant

Matthew May, CPA

CPA | President @ Acuity | CEO @VERIFYiQ

Michael Ly

CEO of Reconciled and co-founder of Humnly

Kasidy Kersey

Wellness Instructor & Founder of Marina Bay Yoga

Kristen Keats, CPA

Founder of Breakaway Bookkeeping & Advising LLC

Nayo Carter-Gray, EA, MBA

Founder & CEO of 1st Step Accounting LLC

Chase Birky , CPA

Founder of Dark Horse CPAs

Roman Villard, CPA

Founder at Full Send Finance

Al-Nesha Jones, CPA, MBA

Founder of ASE Group

Heath Alloway

Director at Upstream Academy

Allan D. Koltin, CPA, CGMA

CEO at Koltin Consulting Group, Inc.

Jody Grunden, CPA

Partner and Co-Founder of Summit Virtual CFO by Anders CPAs | Changing the way people think about accounting

Francesca Reicherter

Founder and President of Inspiring My Generation, , a 501(c)3 on a mission of suicide prevention through awareness, conversation, education, and support.

Dan Hood

Editor in Chief of Accounting Today

Hitendra R. Patil

Top 100 Most Influential Person in Accounting - President - Global F&A Outsourcing Services: Datamatics Business Solutions 🔶 Official Member at Forbes Finance Council - Author - International Speaker - Consultant

Robb Zbierski

I help Small Business Owners, State Farm Agents, Financial Services Professionals and Entrepreneurs have more fun while achieving record breaking results in less time and with a fraction of the effort.

Richard Kopelman

CEO @ Aprio | CPA, CGMA, Leading Professional Services Firms

Seth Fineberg

Accounting Industry Consultant/Editor/Content Strategist/Speaker

Sean M. Duncan, CPA

The Chief Proactive Advisor

Kristen Rampe, CPA

Consultant to CPA Firms

Terrell A Turner, CPA

NY Times featured CFO | 40 Under 40 CPA | Simplify Accounting & Finance For Law Firms

Scott Scarano

I’m an OK rapper that runs a $2M accounting firm, I’m also the janitor at Accounting High

Kenji Kuramoto

CEO @ Acuity | Building A Better Workplace For Accountants

Dawn W. Brolin, CPA, CFE

Author of The Designated Motivator Series, Speaker, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, True Accounting Rockstar, and QuickBooks Expert

Chad Davis

Co-founder & Partner at LiveCA LLP

Randy Crabtree

CPA, Host of The Unique CPA, & Co Founder of Tri-Merit