Gusto Next Speakers

Greg Kyte, CPA

Gusto Next Emcee
Founder of Comedy CPE

Greg has established himself as a unique voice at the intersection of accounting and stand-up comedy. He began his accounting career with a local CPA firm in Utah, where he consistently failed the QuickBooks ProAdvisor advanced certification exam. As a comedian he’s shared the stage with Pete Holmes, Rob Schneider, and Weird Al Yankovic.

Josh Reeves

CEO and Co-Founder
Gusto

As the CEO and co-founder of Gusto, Josh Reeves is helping to reimagine HR, payroll, and benefits for modern businesses and accounting firms. Josh believes in the power of people and software to solve complex problems, and he’s on a mission to change the world.

Amber Setter, PCC, CPA

Keynote Speaker
Executive Leadership Coach
Amber Setter Coaching

Amber Setter is a different kind of executive coach. She brings a certain warrior spirit to her work that opens the floor to discuss the undiscussable, and discover the undiscovered. Amber works with a select number of clients through her private practice. Beyond coaching, she does leadership training and keynote conversations for organizations that aspire to grow.

Jina Etienne, CPA CGMA

Keynote Speaker
Diversity & Inclusion Consultant
Etienne Consulting

Jina Etienne, CPA CGMA offers unique strategies for leaders, executives, and entrepreneurs. Focusing on diversity, inclusion, culture, and belonging, she creates training programs to help clients take steps forward in the modern business landscape. Storytelling is in Jina’s DNA. She speaks candidly about the hard lessons and “aha” moments that have helped her understand the importance of staying true to yourself.

Will Lopez

Keynote Speaker
Head of Accountant Community
Gusto

Featured in Forbes, Business Insider, Accounting Today, and Fast Company, Will Lopez is Head of Accountant Community and chief architect of Gusto’s People Advisory program. Before Gusto, Will founded AdvisorFi: a modern accounting firm that helped both entrepreneurs and accountants leverage digital transformation to benefit their businesses and clients.

Jaclyn Anku

Accountant Education Manager
Gusto

Having begun her career as a small business consultant, Jaclyn is passionate about teaching business owners financial literacy and arming them with great advice. Before joining Gusto, she led business education for accountants and bookkeepers at Xero. Now, she’s paving the way for accounting with people-focused education.

Somrat Niyogi

Head of Business for Gusto Embedded Products
Gusto

Somrat Niyogi oversees strategic partnerships, distribution partnerships, and the technology ecosystem at Gusto. Previously Somrat ran business development at Clari and founded two venture-backed companies in Miso and Stitch, respectively. His experience in advertising, media, and technology is key to Gusto’s continued growth.

Caleb Newquist

Editor at Large
Gusto

Caleb worked as a CPA in New York and Denver for six years, but he’s best known as the founder of Going Concern: a one-of-a-kind voice offering a truly fresh perspective in the world of accounting. After nine years as founding editor, he joined Gusto as Editor at Large, where he publishes a weekly newsletter called On the Margins.

Nora Tucker

Head of Accountant Product
Gusto

As Head of Product for Gusto’s Accounting arm, Nora Tucker owns the product vision, strategy, and execution of all efforts to support our proud accounting partners. An action-oriented and results-driven professional, Nora’s experience spans seven different countries, with key past roles at Intuit, DocuSign, and Talkdesk.

Joshua Lee

Founder, CPA
Ardius

As founder of recent Gusto acquisition Ardius — a startup designed to automate tax compliance around R&D tax credits — Josh Lee endeavors to get companies as much money back as possible, risk-free. As an entrepreneur and investor, Josh specializes in growing companies in the mobile, gaming, and specialized IP industries. His breadth of experience and pioneering spirit will make for great discussion at Gusto Next.

Leah Brite

Head of Product Marketing for Accountants
Gusto

Leah Brite leads Product Marketing for the Accountant segment at Gusto. With a knack for storytelling and solving customer pain, she helps companies successfully launch products, specializing in market strategy, product positioning, and building best-in-class teams.

Emil Yeargin

Head of Recruiting
Gusto

With previous stints at Zenefits, Okta, and Lyft, Emil Yeargin knows how to help fast-growing businesses meet lofty headcount goals. Emil is deeply passionate about creating world-class experiences for both candidates and stakeholders — all through his inclusive, data-driven approach.

October 21, 2021, 9 am – 1:30 pm MT

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