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CPA Voice: Entrepreneurship, accounting blend well

Written on Jul 29, 2021
Accountants understand how businesses are run and what it takes to be successful. And for many CPAs, their accounting background has been the ideal foundation to become entrepreneurs. 

 

Jacob Schroeder, CPA, is among the accountants we spoke with for the July/August issue of CPA Voice who have found success in starting their own businesses. 

“As a CPA, you get to see a lot of businesses and talk to those owners and really understand what works and what doesn’t,” Schroeder said. “You experience a lot of things as an accountant that most business owners only experience by doing.” 

Amy Vetter, CPA – a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs Executive Board – is CEO of The B3 Method Institute and owner of DRISHTIQ Yoga. When she was in high school, she began asking the people she met at the shows what she should study in college. 

“Their answer was always, ‘If you know accounting, you know the language of business,’” she said. “And that gives you the foundation to do whatever you want to do as far as a business owner.” 

Read the entire article now to learn more. And while you’re there, check out the rest of the issue and earn a CPE credit! 

Did you know that reading CPA Voice can help you satisfy your CPE requirement? No matter your location or the time of day – and even without the benefit of electricity – you can gain CPE credit with each issue. 

Every edition includes a 12-question self-assessment exam covering content from that issue. Receive a grade of 75% or higher and you’ll earn one hour of CPE credit in specialized knowledge. 

Best of all, you can take the exam when and where it’s convenient for you. Exams remain available online – and may be completed for CPE – through the same month of the following year.