ITK, Center Founder Named to List of Most Influential People in Accounting, Focusing on “Pipeline Problem-Solvers.”

The list honors those who are committed to transforming the accounting profession. For the seventh year in a row, Accounting Today has named Donny Shimamoto, CPA, CITP, CGMA, to its annual list of The Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting. Shimamoto, the founder and managing director of and an inspiration architect for the Center for Accounting Transformation, made the … Read More

In the Fire of Expectations: About Work Models

Is it possible to kill two birds with one stone and create an ideal work model – one that would reconcile the expectations of employers and employees? See what trial by fire organizations are facing today and what they are doing to quench the desires of employees for the most comfortable working conditions. (NOTE: Originally published on from Polish to … Read More

Business Self-Reflection: The Power of Reinvention & Diverse Perspectives 

“The perspective of a non-accountant is imperative.” In a recent episode of Transformation Talks, Glen Harper and Julie Smith, key figures from Harper & Company CPAs Plus, told host Donny Shimamoto, CPA-CITP, CGMA, “Sometimes you have to rip some things apart to build a better firm.”   Harper, the owner, decided years ago that he needed a chief operations officer, or, … Read More

Yes, You Should Put You First

In an era of demanding work environments and hectic lifestyles, personal resilience and self-care have become vital components for maintaining mental and physical well-being. Acknowledging the pressing need to address stress and work burnout, a June webinar hosted by the Center for Accounting Transformation brought together experts in the field to share valuable insights and practical strategies for stress reduction and building personal resilience.

Hybrid Work & Cybersecurity for Small Firms

Learn what small firms should take into consideration when developing their remote work policies and cybersecurity measures so that they balance their team’s ability to work remote with the risks of a cybersecurity breach.