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Carla McCall Awarded Outstanding Women in Business 2018

AAFCPAs is honored to announce that our firm’s Co-Managing Partner Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA was selected for the Worcester Business Journal’s (WBJ) 10th Annual Outstanding Women in Business awards. These distinguished awards recognize the achievements of strong, talented and remarkable women who are making their mark on the Central Massachusetts business community. “Carla’s dynamic executive leadership, confidence, enthusiasm to embrace change, and new ways of solving old problems is contagious and... continue reading

Outstanding Women in Business 2018: McCall helped grow accounting firm 50%

Outstanding Women in Business 2018: McCall helped grow accounting firm 50%

Worcester Business Journal | In 2011, Carla McCall became the co-managing partner of AAFCPAs, the ninth largest certified public accounting firm in New England. By 2016, she had been named chairwoman of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs, the state’s premier professional association consisting of more than 12,000 accountants. McCall has always been an avid supporter of female leadership. She recognizes the difficulty in balancing one’s career with a family, but... continue reading

AAFCPAs & MENTOR’s Partnership in Charting a Sustainable Future

AAFCPAs & MENTOR’s Partnership in Charting a Sustainable Future

How Did One Nonprofit Explore Creative Approaches to a Sustainable Model? For nonprofits, charting the future is complex. The search for creative, strategic approaches to sustainability is continuous, and many organizations have struggled to achieve long term, mission-aligned profitability. In its work with MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, AAFCPAs evaluated the organization’s financial and operational position and helped illuminate avenues for growth. Their work together led to an improved outlook,... continue reading

Women in Great Places: Getting to the Top and Helping Other Women Succeed

Women in Great Places: Getting to the Top and Helping Other Women Succeed

AAFCPAs’ Co-Managing Partner Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA has been asked to serve on a women’s leadership panel presentation organized by the Women’s Bar Association, scheduled for Monday, September 24th, 2018 in Boston. Carla will share her personal experiences and insights on how she continues to reinvent “leaning in” with her strategic initiatives for the future of women leaders at AAFCPAs. Carla will join other distinguished executive panelists: Geeta Aiyer, CFA, President and... continue reading

Educational Podcast: Nonprofit Executive Panel

Educational Podcast: Nonprofit Executive Panel

In this panel session, we took advantage of this unique opportunity to leverage the collective expertise and experiences of peers to curate new ideas to help nonprofit clients improve their approach to sustainability. AAFCPAs Co-Managing Partner Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA moderated this interactive panel of nonprofit executives, who shared their real-life stories of adaptability in pursuit of long-term financial and programmatic sustainability. From mergers and collaborations, to creative revenue streams and unique... continue reading

AAFCPAs Partners Dunk It Out, and Issue a Challenge to Other Companies

AAFCPAs Partners Dunk It Out, and Issue a Challenge to Other Companies

At this year’s Summer Outing, my partners and I cooled off as we got dunked by eager team members lined up with their $1s for a shot at striking the target. Our good-natured, yet slightly sinister Dunk Tank was a fun way to provide entertainment for our team, while making a difference at the same time by raising money for a not-for-profit organization in need. Proceeds Donated to Help SAVE Young... continue reading

The Question that changed my formula for success…

The Question that changed my formula for success…

My life is pretty diverse, and I love the challenges it brings. Being co-managing partner of a nearly 200-person CPA firm is just part of it: I’m passionate about paving the way for young women in the industry, and always keep my family as top priority as well. Figuring out the formula to get to this stage was not a straight line, though. I benefited from a great mentoring moment,... continue reading

AAFCPAs’ Carla McCall Provides One-on-One Coaching for BBJ’s Mentoring Monday

AAFCPAs’ Carla McCall Provides One-on-One Coaching for BBJ’s Mentoring Monday

AAFCPAs’ Co-Managing Partner Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA will volunteer her time, and share advice as a professional Mentor for Bizwomen Mentoring Monday, February 12th at the Boston Park Plaza, Boston, MA. The annual, national event is organized locally by the Boston Business Journal, and will take place in 43 Business Journal markets on the same day, which means at least 200+ women will be coached in every market or 10,000... continue reading

Carla McCall Receives National Recognition for Helping & Promoting Women’s Career Advancement

AAFCPAs takes great pleasure to announce that our firm’s co-managing partner Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA, was selected for the national recognition “Forty Women over 40 to Watch” list. Forty Over 40 honors women who, despite gender and age bias, are disrupting their career and harnessing their power to help other women do the same.  Carla is certainly well deserving of this distinction. “I’m hoping to continue to disrupt the idea... continue reading

AAFCPAs to Present Educational Workshop on KPIs, Dashboarding for NonProfit Financial Managers

AAFCPAs’ Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA and Robyn Leet will present an educational workshop on Leading Indicators: Choosing Key Performance Indicators That Matter & Dashboarding at the Nonprofit Financial Managers (NPFM) forum in Boston on October 26th. A critical component of nonprofit effectiveness is the organization’s ability to identify and track meaningful “leading indicators” that serve as mile markers to tell if your organization is headed in the right direction—a course... continue reading