The Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance and American Woman’s
Society of Certified Public Accountants Recognized the West Coast Firm,
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BPM, one of the 50 largest public accounting and advisory firms in the
country, has been recognized as a 2019 Best CPA Firms for Women by the
Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) and American Woman’s
Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA).
BPM is one of just 14 accounting firms that received the recognition for
positively changing office culture, creating common ground for shared
wins among leaders, breaking barriers in the workplace and reinforcing
the unique value of women’s programs and trainings.
At BPM, 26% of Partners are women and 40% of the Management Committee is
women. The Firm’s win!,
Women’s Initiative Now!, program creates opportunities that
encourages women leadership participation, ensures a culture that
enhances the retention and recruitment of women, and elevates female
employees to maximize their visibility and influence at the Firm.
“We value diverse leadership teams, and know they are a driver of
success,” said Michelle
Ausburn, BPM’s win! Partner chair. “We’re proud of the contributions
of our female leaders and the impact they have on our community, Firm
AFWA emphasized BPM’s diverse group of women are opening new markets for
the Firm by parlaying their knowledge of culture and specialized
technical expertise to rapidly build relationships with new clients.
A full summary of the 2019 Accounting MOVE Project is available on the AFWA
“BPM consistently identifies business development strategies that power
rising women to partnership, based on the intersection of each woman’s
unique cultural strengths, skills and goals,” said Joanne Cleaver,
President of Wilson-Taylor
Associates, Inc. and project manager of the Accounting MOVE Project.
“Through its participation in the Accounting MOVE Project, BPM sets a
high standard for the entire accounting and advisory profession and
shows other firms how investing in women is investing in the entire
BPM has received the “Best CPA Firm for Women” recognition every year
since 2015 for providing three-dimensional support in the form of
business development skills, budget for special programs and plenty of
scheduling flexibility that creates long-last client relationships.
BPM LLP is one of the 50 largest public accounting and advisory firms in
the country. With more than 500 professionals along the West Coast – as
well as offices in India, Hong Kong and the Cayman Islands – we help
clients succeed around the world. We offer a cross-functional team
approach that gives clients direct access to the best and most qualified
resources. To learn more, visit us at http://bpmcpa.com
About Accounting MOVE Project
The Accounting MOVE Project showcases innovations that propel women to
success and inform firm leaders about related strategies for overall
diversity initiatives. Approaches outlined in the report ensure the
profession’s much-needed emphasis on diversity and inclusion also
propels momentum for women.