The Optimal Choice with Gale Crosley

Randy Crabtree is joined by Gale Crosley of Crosley+Company on episode 109 of The Unique CPA. Gale’s specialty is in driving strategic, organic, revenue growth for CPA firms, and she has been recognized for her influence and insights into the accounting profession by The Advisory Board, CPA Practice Advisors, Accounting Today, Inside Public Accounting, and more. Gale shares her insights through actionable principles any CPA firm can take now to improve its growth and profitability, and delves into just how strategic organic growth works.

Important Links

Crosley and Company

Gale Crosley on LinkedIn

At the Crossroads

About the Guest

Portrait of Gale CrosleyGale Crosley is a leading growth consultant to hundreds of large, and large-thinking CPA and accounting firms worldwide. The founder, owner and president of Crosley+Company, she combines a highly successful consulting portfolio with over two decades of experience in technology companies ranging from startups to IBM, as well as early years as a practicing CPA.

Gale is an in-demand presenter for international accounting associations, networks and alliances. She was recently the recipient of the Advisory Board Hall of Fame Award and has been selected as one of the 10 Most Recommended Consultants in the Inside Public Accounting “BEST OF THE BEST” for 16 years, and one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting” by Accounting Today for 15 years.

Meet the Host

Randy Crabtree, CPA

Randy Crabtree

Randy Crabtree, co-founder and partner of Tri-Merit Specialty Tax Professionals, is a widely followed author, lecturer and podcast host for the accounting profession.

Since 2019, he has hosted the “The Unique CPA,” podcast, which ranks among the world’s 5% most popular programs (Source: Listen Score). You can find articles from Randy in Accounting Today’s Voices column, the AICPA Tax Adviser (Tax-saving opportunities for the housing and construction industries) and he is a regular presenter at conferences and virtual training events hosted by CPAmerica, Prime Global, Leading Edge Alliance (LEA), Allinial Global and several state CPA societies. Crabtree also provides continuing professional education to top 100 CPA firms across the country.

Schaumburg, Illinois-based Tri-Merit is a niche professional services firm that specializes in helping CPAs and their clients benefit from R&D tax credits, cost segregation, the energy efficient commercial buildings deduction (179D), the energy efficient home credit (45L) and the employee retention credit (ERC).

Prior to joining Tri-Merit, Crabtree was managing partner of a CPA firm in the greater Chicago area. He has more than 30 years of public accounting and tax consulting experience in a wide variety of industries, and has worked closely with top executives to help them optimize their tax planning strategies.