Clare Levison, CPA, CGMA, is the owner of Inspired Responsibility, a consulting company dedicated to delivering continuing education via positive messages and meaningful content that inspires change. She strives to help organizations bridge gaps in their current learning with inspiring programs and meaningful agendas that deliver the message, as well as the WHY behind the message, to propel employees from good to best.
Prior to starting Inspired Responsibility, Clare spent more than 20 years in the aerospace and defense industry involved in all aspects of management, project and financial accounting, as well as government compliance. She also authored competitive proposal volumes, with a focus on creating compelling, compliant content and providing cost trend analysis and risk mitigation.
Clare is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA) and is licensed in the state of Virginia. She has served on the Board of Directors of the VSCPA and the Board of Directors of the VSCPA Educational Foundation and currently serves as a member of the AICPA Consumer Financial Education Advocates group.
For over a decade, Clare has been an author and presenter of Virginia Board of Accountancy-approved ethics courses required to be taken annually by all Virginia licensed CPAs. In addition to her passion for ethics, she is a fervent financial literacy advocate. She is the author of “Frugal Isn’t Cheap: Spend Less, Save More and Live Better,” and has appeared on major radio and television networks across the country discussing personal finance. She has been a contributor to numerous publications including Family Circle, Fox Business, Glamour, Kiplinger’s, Redbook, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and U.S. News & World Report.