HOUSTON, TEXAS – The American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA) is pleased to announce that Louise Schorn Smith, CPA, CMA, has been honored as the recipient of its 2015 Lead by Example Award. This award recognizes businesses with a strong women’s program in place and strong women in leadership positions.
Louise is the founder and President of Countryside Consulting, Inc. (CCI), an accounting and financial management consulting firm located outside Philadelphia, PA, primarily serving non-profit organizations of southeastern Pennsylvania. CCI’s corporate mission includes providing non-profit clients with the highest quality accounting services while allowing employees to define their own work/life balance. Louise employs a team of ten female accountants (CPAs, accountants, and bookkeepers) and fosters a work environment that values professional accomplishment, community contributions, and flexible work schedules to accommodate family and personal commitments.
Louise takes the time to listen and give guidance when help is requested, takes pride in the professional growth of her staff, and affords them work/life balance by offering the choice and ability to work from home and supporting that option by providing the latest remote office technology.
AWSCPA, organized in 1933, is a national network connecting and supporting today’s women CPAs through career and personal transitions by innovative training, customized mentorship, and focused relationships. For its members, AWSCPA provides:
- Resources and support for professional and personal development
- Opportunities for leadership participation, networking, and mentoring
- Visibility and recognition for the organization and its members
- Leadership in addressing the concerns of women in the accounting profession
If you would like additional information about the American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants, visit the website at www.awscpa.org or contact the National Office at [email protected]. For additional information about Countryside Consulting, visit the website www.countrysidepa.net.