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VSCPA Leading Forward


VSCPA podcasts can be downloaded below or on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and iHeart Radio.

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In this podcast, VSCPA Chief Operating Officer Maureen Dingus, CAE, talks with leaders in and out of the accounting profession about topics such as leadership, innovation, corporate culture and technology. Theme song courtesy The Green Hearts.





  • December 2018: Managing Change With Byron Patrick, CPA
    VSCPA member Byron Patrick, CPA, managing director of the CPA practice area for Network Alliance, joins us this month. Byron is a member of the VSCPA's Center for Innovation Advisory Council, and he and Maureen had a great conversation about innovation, technology and leading and managing through change.
  • November 2018: Inside Blockchain with Louise Reed, CPA
    Fresh off her presentation at the VSCPA's Tech-Know Summit, VSCPA member Louise Reed, CPA, discusses her own "A-ha!" moments that led to the creation of her new business, Afloat, which uses blockchain technology to facilitate the sale and transfer of transferable tax credits.
  • October 2018: Being Intentional About Culture With Shawn Boyer
    VSCPA Leading Forward host Maureen Dingus, CAE, goes in-depth with Shawn Boyer, CEO of Snagajob and GoHappy, about his focus on innovation and why it's important to be intentional about corporate culture.
  • September 2018: Creating a Culture of Innovation With Mark Sedgley
    VSCPA Leading Forward host Maureen Dingus, CAE, sits down with Mark Sedgley, president of CEO of association software company MemberClicks, to talk about the culture at his company and how he tries to be intentional about the process of innovation.
  • August 2018: Navigating Change With Bill Reeb, CPA
    VSCPA Leading Forward host Maureen Dingus, CAE, sits down with Bill Reeb, CPA, vice chair of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)and CEO of Succession Institute, to discuss the disruptive change CPAs face and how the profession can use it as an opportunity to redefine its core services and value proposition.
  • July 2018: The Firm of the Future With Richard Groover, CPA, and Gary Thomson, CPA
    We've got a live episode of VSCPA Leading Forward, recorded at our Firm of the Future session at last month's VSCPA Educators' Symposium. Host Maureen Dingus, CAE, chats with VSCPA Board of Directors Chair Richard Groover, CPA, shareholder at Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer in Norfolk, and Chair-Elect Gary Thomson, CPA, regional managing partner at Dixon Hughes Goodman in Richmond. Listen for their great insights on where their firms are headed!
  • June 2018: Engaging Millennials With America's Millennial Expert, Gabrielle Bosché
    VSCPA Leading Forward host Maureen Dingus, CAE, sits down with Gabrielle Bosché, "America's Millennial Expert," to discuss what makes millennials unique and how savvy managers can unlock their potential.
  • May 2018: A Conversation on Global Accounting With AICPA Chair Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA
    Welcome to VSCPA Leading Forward, the VSCPA's podcast on leadership and innovation in the CPA profession! Our inaugural guest is a great one: Outgoing American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Chair Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, global accounting strategy leader at Oracle.