Jody Padar is CEO and principal of New Vision CPA Group in Chicago. Her background as an author, lecturer, coach, consultant and mentor gives her a breadth of experience in innovation, technology and change management.
Jody has shared her expertise on the “new firm” business model with the AICPA, CPA Trendlines and Accounting Today. She has been quoted by Bloomberg, Forbes and The Washington Post and regularly contributes to QuickBooks’ blog.
One of the Top 100 Most Influential People by Accounting Today since 2011, Jody is also an Accounting Today Managing Partner Elite since 2015, and one of the Top 10 Money & Finance Writers on LinkedIn’s Top Voices list.
She earned her BBA from Saint Mary’s College and MST from Northern Illinois University. She is also an adjunct professor at Oakton Community College and contributing member of the Intuit Trainer Writer Network. Jody is a member of AICPA and MACPA.
Her two books include The Radical CPA: New Rules for the Future Ready Firm and From Success to Significance: A Radical CPA Guide