Joseph Tarasco — Chief Executive Officer, Senior Consultant

Joe TarascoJoseph A. Tarasco founded Accountants Advisory Group, LLC to assist leaders of today’s public accounting firms in structuring and managing their practices to increase profitability, maximize value, and achieve long-term success.

Joe began his career in the accounting industry with a Big 4 firm. His experience includes 15 years as managing partner and executive committee member of a 125-person CPA firm based in New York City. In this role, Joe was responsible for all areas of the practice, including managing the partner group, marketing, human capital, technology, administration and financial operations.

Working closely with CPA firms, he assists them in achieving higher levels of competitiveness, profitability and longevity. Joe provides expertise and insight in all areas of firm practice management including succession planning, firm governance, mergers and acquisitions, partner compensation structure, selection of new partners, practice development, and career advancement for partners and staff. When facilitating partner retreats, Joe draws upon his extensive experience to provide partners and practice leaders with effective and innovative strategies to enhance the value of their practices.

The Journal of Accountancy, New Jersey CPA, CPA Practice Management, Practical Accountant, and CPA Leadership Report have all published articles authored by Joe on the management of accounting practices. In addition, Joe frequently gives presentations and webinars that focus on various practice management topics.

Joe has been recognized as one of the “Top 10 Most Recommended Consultants” by INSIDE Public Accounting.

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