is the CEO of Padgett, one of the largest tax and accounting firms in North America. Jeff founded Accountingfly in 2012, the recruitment platform that “practically single-handedly awakened the profession to the enormous potential of hiring staff remotely,” according to Accounting Today. Jeff has been named to the Top 100 Most Influential People list five times for his contributions to helping solve the hiring challenges of CPA firms. His team has been making remote hires since 2015 and he works directly with firms to help them transform their processes and culture to embrace remote talent. He is a former president of the CPA Consultants’ Alliance.