Jim Canfield Joins Aprio as Managing Director of CEO Tools by Aprio

CEO Tools offers small businesses the tools and resources they need to achieve what’s next

ATLANTA – April 20, 2017 – Aprio, LLP, formerly Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, the largest full-service, CPA-led business advisory firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, announced today that Jim Canfield has joined Aprio as managing director of CEO Tools by Aprio.

CEO Tools by Aprio offers easy-to-use management tools and assessments that provide business leaders with greater insights into the financial mechanics of their business and how to improve operational performance and profitability. CEO Tools by Aprio is based on the work of Kraig Kramers, a nationally known speaker and business consultant. In 2001, Kraig authored CEO Tools: The Nuts-n-Bolts of Business for Every Manager’s Success; Aprio acquired the intellectual property of CEO Tools in 2015.

Throughout his career, Jim has focused on empowering CEOs and senior leaders to improve their businesses and their leadership skills through leadership development, executive coaching, business mentoring and peer-to-peer sharing. Under Jim’s leadership, CEO Tools will expand its offerings to include a modernization of the CEO Tools book, originally written by Kramers, expanded online tools, executive leadership coaching, and speeches and presentations on critical topics for growing businesses.

“CEO Tools by Aprio is another example of how we strive to bring value to our clients beyond traditional tax and accounting services,” said Richard Kopelman, CEO and managing partner at Aprio. “We are thrilled to have Jim joining the team as the leader of CEO Tools. His years of experience in business and executive coaching will provide our clients with invaluable guidance and resources to help them achieve what’s next.”

For more information about CEO Tools by Aprio, contact Jim Canfield at jim.canfield@ceotools.com or visit the CEO Tools website at www.ceotools.com.

About Aprio

As a premier full-service, CPA-led business advisory firm, Aprio’s associates work as integrated teams across advisory, assurance, tax and private client services, bringing our best thinking and personal commitment to each client. At Aprio, we advise clients and associates to achieve what’s next.

Across our practices, we bring our proven expertise, deep understanding and strategic foresight for industries including Housing Authorities; Manufacturing and Distribution; Non-Profit and Education; Professional Services; Real Estate and Construction; Retail, Franchise and Hospitality; Technology and Biosciences; and Title. In our 65 years, we have grown to 400 employees. To serve our clients wherever life or business may take them, our teams speak more than 30 languages and work with clients in over 40 countries. We have grown a premier firm where thriving employees serve thriving clients. We invest in our clients’ success by investing in our own. In addition to its Atlanta headquarters, Aprio also operates in New York, Birmingham, Ala. and Sarasota, Fla. For more, visit aprio.com.