“There are many good ideas to drive revenue, but they are only opinions. Those that result from listening to the market have the best chance for success.”

— Gale Crosley, CPA

The woman behind it all…

Gale Crosley, CPA, was selected one of the Most Recommended Consultants in the Inside Public Accounting BEST OF THE BEST for the thirteenth consecutive year, one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting by Accounting Today for the eleventh consecutive year and has been named to The Advisory Board Hall of Fame. She consults with accounting firms, assisting managing partners, partners, and marketing directors, to effectively increase their firm’s revenues.  She guides them through development of the best strategies and tactics to achieve aggressive revenue growth objectives.

Gale’s 35-year-plus career represents a unique combination as a practicing CPA at Arthur Andersen, PwC, and a local CPA firm.  She has also held senior management roles in business development and marketing in the cutting edge technology environment with IBM, MCI and several start-up technology companies.

Gale has helped dozens of firms, both domestic and international, create high growth cultures, driving revenue from all aspects of the practice.

She is an honors accounting graduate from the University of Akron, Ohio, and winner of the Simonetti Distinguished Business Alumni Award.  Gale is a licensed CPA in Ohio and Georgia, a member of the AICPA, the Ohio Society and Georgia Society of CPAs, and is on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Accountancy.

Her cornerstone book, At the Crossroads, chronicles the challenges and successes of a fictional CPA firm struggling with growth.

She now calls Atlanta, Georgia home with her husband, where she enjoys frequent visits from her two adult children and two adult step-children. When not assisting clients, Gale can be found participating in her favorite hobbies which include golfing, running, fishing, skiing and playing classical piano.

Recognized by her peers:

 

  • Listed as one of the Most Recommended Consultants in the Inside Public Accounting Best of the Best Annual Survey of Firms for twelve consecutive years
  • One of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting by AccountingToday for the last ten years
  • CPA Practice Advisor 2016 Top 25 Thought Leader for 5 consecutive years
  • Recipient of The Advisory Board Hall of Fame Award
  • Winner of the Simonetti Distinguished Business Alumni Award
  • Editorial Advisor for the Journal of Accountancy

Professional associations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA)
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)
  • National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)

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