Amy Vetter Brings Awareness to Supportive Networks for Women at Accountex USA

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Course evaluates how supportive networks are one of the most important ingredients to success

Amy Vetter, CPA, CITP, CGMA

When it comes to hiring strong female accounting talent, there is no cookie-cutter approach...Having a supportive network can be one of the most important ingredients to your success.

Accountex USA announced Amy Vetter as presenter of a new course, Creating a Supportive Network with and for Women, at the 13th annual accounting technology conference and expo. Vetter will share five lessons learned from women she admires and how those lessons can empower attendees to build an infrastructure that helps women thrive while establishing a track to leadership. The session will drive awareness to key business skills needed for success in sales, marketing, and client service.

Amy Vetter, CPA.CITP, CGMA is the Global Vice President, Education & Head of Accounting, USA at Xero. Amy is an advocate and evangelist for the accounting profession and entrepreneurship. She has been recognized as a Top 100 Most Influential Person in Accounting Today’s Listing multiple times, been nominated as a “Women to Watch” by CALCPA, is an AICPA IMTA Executive Committee Member and CITP Champion, CALCPA MAP State Committee member, CALCPA Women’s Leadership Forum Conference Committee member and selected by The CPA Technology Advisor as an outstanding 40 under 40 technology-based accountant in 2006 and 2009.

"When it comes to hiring strong female accounting talent, there is no cookie-cutter approach. While many accounting firms correctly recognize the need for female talent in their practice, too many treat related recruiting and retention activities as one-size fits all," Vetter says. "Having a supportive network can be one of the most important ingredients to your success, and it starts from the ground up. During my Accountex session, I will share some of my own career lessons to help empower men and women leaders to build an infrastructure that helps women thrive and establishes a track to leadership. You will also walk away with a better awareness of the key business skills needed to succeed in Sales, Marketing and Client Service."

Accountex USA provides a four-day learning experience that focuses around the technology that moves accounting forward as well as the business processes and organizational success needed in the marketplace. As an independent conference, the content offers more than a single perspective on solutions.

The accounting technology expo brings together the largest selection of solutions and offers professionals face-to-face time to learn about the latest upcoming trends available from cloud accounting innovators. The conference is the premier event of the year for the accounting and financial professionals and the add-on developer community. Sponsorship opportunities are enhanced through the AccountingWEB and Accountex partnership to provide maximum engagement with decision makers.

Keynote speakers include: David Kotz, former Inspector General of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission and Managing Partner at Berkeley Research Group, Debbie Rich-Walker, Senior Finance Manager at Home Depot, Dave Kerpen, Founder and CEO of LikeableLocal and a New York Times Best-Selling Author, Doug Sleeter, Founder of The Sleeter Group, Joe Woodard, Founder of Woodard Events and Consulting, Andy Lark, Chief Marketing Officer of Xero, and Geni Whitehouse, CEO at Even a Nerd.

Accountex will be held at the Mirage Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada November 15-18, 2016. Registration is now open at AccountexUSA.com.

About Accountex
Accountex is the leading independent expo and conference focusing on accounting technology. Accountex USA focuses on the technology that moves accounting forward as well as the business processes and organizational success needed in the marketplace. It is an independent conference meaning that it offers more than one viewpoint of solutions. Accountex features the most accounting technology solutions at one major event, plus latest trends and the traditional technologies that still dominate, without any focus on a singular suite of products. ###

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