On Saying "Yes" to Unexpected Opportunities and New Challenges

There is something to be said for the pursuit of security and stability, for having a plan and doing your best to stick with it and hope that Life doesn’t throw you any curve balls. But how would you react if you were on that stable path and someone dropped a once-in-a-lifetime, dream-come-true offer of international travel and an exciting career into your lap? Adam Crowson said “yes” when it happened to him, and in this episode, the CEO of Inspired Professionals shares his remarkable journey from “yes” to ultimately creating a fascinating new development program to keep firms motivated, bonded, and thriving.

Adam Crowson is the CEO of Inspired Professionals, cultivating high impact individuals and teams through a development program that instills a greater understanding of self and others while achieving a culture of collective winning for company and clients. Previously, he was CEO at GGI where he maintained and developed the North American region of this international company. With a background in finance, he has always wanted to understand how business motivates and shapes the world in which we live.

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About the Guest

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.