Tommy Stephens Jr., CPA.CITP, CGMA, is a shareholder in K2 Enterprises and a consultant to small businesses and CPA firms. Since 2003, he has been affiliated with K2 Enterprises and in 2007 he joined the firm as a partner. To date, he has lectured nationally on subjects such as internal controls for small businesses, practice management and marketing, computer hardware and software applications, tax strategies and compliance, and financial accounting standards and applications. Over the past 18 years, Tommy has presented in excess of 1,100 educational sessions to more than 28,000 participants nationwide. Prior to K2 Enterprises, he managed his own public accounting practice in the metropolitan Atlanta area. In his practice, he provided accounting, tax and consulting services to individuals and a wide variety of small and emerging businesses. As part of his practice, he developed a successful consulting practice providing installation and support services of small business accounting software. Tommy also spent several years at BellSouth Corporation in positions of increasing responsibility culminating as the manager of cost accounting.