All Podcasts

Podcast: Empowering Female Entrepreneurs – Mentoring, Marketing & Money

March 23, 2022

Mary Cantando, Founder and Trustee of xElle Ventures, joins us on the podcast as we bring our Women in Leadership series to a close. xElle Ventures is an early-stage angel investment fund dedicated to funding, mentoring and marketing women-owned businesses. In 2001, Mary took a leap to focus her time and energy on what brought…

Listen Now

Podcast: The Return of the Restaurant and Hospitality Industry

March 18, 2022

On a special episode of The Aprio Advisory Podcast, John Bly is joined by three restaurant and hospitality specialists — Tommy Lee, Aprio’s Retail, Franchise and Hospitality Leader and Tax Partner, Andy Peskoe, Attorney and Chairman at Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe, LLP and Sarah Diehl, Founder of Empowered Hospitality. Tommy, Andy and Sarah…

Listen Now

Podcast: Positive Women United

March 16, 2022

We are excited to continue our Women in Leadership series with Sylvia Cothia, the President and Founder of Positive Women United. As a nonprofit organization, Positive Women United’s mission is to inspire, advocate and mentor young girls and women of all ages, including at risk female youth and seniors from disadvantaged and socioeconomic backgrounds. Listen…

Listen Now

Podcast: Standing Out Amongst the Crowd

March 10, 2022

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we revisit one of our favorite Women in Leadership episodes with Michele Blondheim, Aprio’s Director of Corporate Citizenship. Michele shares with John the importance of establishing focus to strengthen the involvement of your team and how to set your business apart in the community. Listen now for Michele’s advice…

Listen Now

Podcast: International Women’s Leadership

March 1, 2022

This week, in continuation of our Women in Leadership series, John interviews Yelena Epova, Aprio’s Atlanta Office Leader, International Practice Leader and Tax Partner. Yelena started working for Aprio in the 1990s after moving to the U.S. and answering an ad placed in the classifieds. At the time, she had no work experience and did…

Listen Now

Podcast: Women in Leadership

February 22, 2022

Today, we begin a Women in Leadership series as John interviews Lisa Robinson, President of OnBoard Inc., the leading authority on women in the boardroom and executive suites of Georgia public companies, dedicated to increasing the number of women in executive leadership roles and on corporate boards. As noted by Lisa, one woman in the…

Listen Now

Podcast: Find Your Allies

February 15, 2022

This week, John interviews Mike Maksymiw (otherwise known as Mike Max), Executive Director of Aprio’s Firm Foundation. The Firm Foundation is a national alliance which shares research, networking, and coaching opportunities with small to mid-sized CPA firms up to $20 million in revenue. Through connecting growing firms with resources to advance client relationships, Mike has…

Listen Now

Podcast: M&A Lending

February 8, 2022

This week we continue our conversation on Mergers & Acquisitions as John interviews Chad Widensky, National Sales Director for Provide, the healthcare industry’s only digital finance company. Through their online platform, they provide dentists, veterinarians, and other healthcare practitioners a seamless experience as they build, grow, and elevate their practices. Several common themes in the…

Listen Now

Podcast: M&A in the Dental Industry

February 1, 2022

This week, we kick off our M&A series as John interviews Justin Schafer, Esq, Aprio’s Director of Practice Transitions. Specializing in the dental industry, Justin has advised dental professionals in over 1,000 transitions and facilitated more than $500 million in dental practice financing. The dental M&A space seems to be very hot over the last…

Listen Now

Podcast: Economic Update with Simeon Wallis

January 18, 2022

This week we are joined once again by Simeon Wallis, Aprio’s Chief Investment Officer, for an economic update. Listen now to learn more about the main drivers impacting our economy.

Listen Now