On May 19, 2014, CPA2Biz changed its name to CPA.com to more closely align with our mission of:
Empowering CPAs and Businesses for the Digital Age.
We are excited our new name reflects a digital product and service offering that is growing to meet the needs of today's CPAs and the firms they are a part of.
This name and positioning reinforces our ongoing commitment to be the leading trusted and respected resource for the CPA community. We'll do this by empowering you with the right tools, training and technology to help you grow your business.
We call it 'The power of smart business'.
President and Chief Executive Officer
The company's core offering of web-based technology solutions targets the practice management, client services and developmental needs of financial professionals in an increasingly complex world. In addition to its CPA.com branded offerings, the company forms strategic alliances with leading solutions providers focused on the accounting profession and serves as a value-added distributor of these solutions to CPA firms nationwide.
CPA.com is a subsidiary of the American Institute of CPAs, the world's largest member organization representing the accounting profession. It powers key market-facing websites such as the AICPA Store, AICPA.org and IFRS.com. The AICPA Store annually ranks among Internet Retailer's top 500 commercial websites.
CPA.com (formerly known as CPA2Biz) was founded in 2001 by the AICPA under the oversight of its governing council. The company changed its name to CPA.com in May 2014.
CPA.com is headquartered in New York, NY, and has offices in Silicon Valley, CA, Dexter, MI and Durham, NC.
Erik Asgeirsson is a technology industry veteran with expertise in cloud computing, e-commerce and business expansion. He has led CPA.com, the technology subsidiary of the American Institute of CPAs, since 2002.
During Erik’s tenure, CPA.com has posted strong financial results and added several new lines of business, including a package of leading, cloud-based software solutions that help transform client services for accounting firms. In addition, the AICPA Store, powered by CPA.com has become the leading e-commerce site for the CPA profession and one of the top 500 online stores, as ranked by Internet Retailer.
Erik believes the rise of always-available data through the cloud, coupled with the maturing capabilities of smartphones and other mobile devices, represents a significant opportunity for small- and medium-sized (more)
As Vice President of Sales at CPA.com, Dave Pollak is responsible for leading a team of professionals selling CPA.com's web-based solutions to CPA firms.
Prior to joining CPA.com, Dave was president of CPA Sales Solutions in Dexter, MI, where he consulted directly with organizations selling technology solutions to accounting firms. Previously, Dave was vice president of sales for Creative Solutions, Inc. (a ThomsonReuters company) where he worked for 17 years leading a team of 125 sales professionals.
Dave is a graduate of Central Michigan University.
Michael developed a passion for computers and software in high school, and remains fascinated by how technology can improve quality of life both at home and in the workplace. Based in Silicon Valley, he's spent his career working for leading-edge technology firms.
As Vice President of Technology, Michael leads product design, software development, quality assurance, network operations and corporate IT. Current CPA.com technology products include cloud computing solutions, mobile apps, and database infrastructure. The CPA.com technology team is committed to delivering best of class solutions for CPAs and financial professionals that meet the rapidly growing needs of both individuals and firms.
Michael's professional background includes leadership roles in product management and business development for technology (more)
Michael really enjoys the duality of his role as an alliances professional at CPA.com—a business leader for a well-established company/brand within the accounting profession, at the same time partner to a portfolio of companies brimming with innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. It's a role he says "never gets monotonous, it's constantly challenging and changing."
Michael Cerami joined CPA.com in January 2001 as Vice President, Corporate Alliances. During this time he has been a key contributor to the company's growth through the development and execution of a market-leading alliances strategy. Michael fosters a partnership philosophy at CPA.com that places a greater emphasis on business strategy alignment and building long-term success.
In addition to his Alliances responsibilities, Michael oversees the company's (more)
Susan is a proven marketing leader with expertise in strategic planning, product marketing, advertising and communications management. She is responsible for CPA.com's marketing organization, including brand strategy, product marketing, marketing operations, market research and business intelligence.
In her previous post as the AICPA's director of member value, Susan directed general membership and section and credential marketing, leading a team that set new membership records each year. As part of that effort, the group expanded the welcome program for new members, which led to an 11 point increase in new member retention in the first year. In addition, Susan directed marketing for membership launch efforts for the Chartered Global Management Accounting (CGMA) designation.
Before joining the AICPA in 2009, Susan held a (more)
As Chief Financial Officer at CPA.com, Michael Murray manages the financial, legal and human resources functions of the company.
Previously, Michael served in various senior finance positions at Caminus Corporation, Loral Space Communications, Ltd. and Health Management Systems, Inc. where his primary responsibility was managing the filings of numerous registration statements, including registrations of initial public offerings of both debt and equity instruments with the Securities and Exchange Commission. He started his career at KPMG where he held positions in the firm's Middle Market practice.
Michael holds a CPA license in New York State and a B.S. in Public Accounting from Pace University.
Greg is one of the most recognized and respected voices on technology within the accounting profession. He has a broad background in the field, having spent time in private practice, as an executive with a top-tier technology vendor and as an editor of a leading publication keyed to accounting technology. He is also a sought-after speaker at trade shows and conferences.
Prior to joining CPA.com, Greg was a consultant to public accounting firms and to technology vendors with a focus on the accounting profession. Additionally, he was the Executive Editor of TheTechGap — the country’s first blog specifically created for the tax and accounting profession and for vendors who seek to serve that community, and Senior Manager of Tax and Technology Consulting with the Top 25 firm of Eide Bailly, LLP.
Earlier in his career, Greg (more)
CPA.com is the business to business digital products and service offering of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the world's largest member organization representing the accounting profession. We are a dynamic growth-oriented company whose ability to grow year after is driven by our ability to attract, develop, and retain the best people.
If you are an individual who shares our core values and believes you will thrive in our environment, please feel free to submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A representative will contact you if there us a current need for someone with your experience and capabilities. Thank you for your interest in CPA.com.
OUR COMPANY VALUES ARE:
Our commitment to quality extends from our internal processes to the products and services we deliver to our customers.
We succeed by working together and by treating each other with respect.
Commitment to our Employees
We value our people, encourage their development and reward their performance. Customer Focus, We strive to understand and exceed customer expectations, whether these customers are end-users, partners or colleagues.
We bring energy and determination to all of our activities.
We are trustworthy, accountable, and ethical in all our actions.