Lurie, LLP named one of Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance Best CPA Firm for Women and Best CPA Firm for Leadership Equity

Minneapolis, Minnesota – Lurie, LLP, one of the nation’s top 200 accounting and consulting firms, was named to the 2019 Accounting MOVE Project as Best Firm for Women and Best Firm for Leadership Equity.

At Lurie, women lead five different service lines demonstrating to all employees and the business community that there are as many paths to leadership as there are women.

“Our firm has been an advocate for women in leadership for over 30 years and we are proud of our continuous effort to advance women into leadership positions not only within our firm, but also within the community,” said Beth Kieffer Leonard, Managing Partner of Lurie, LLP. “Internally, we are committed to attracting and retaining women as we know diverse perspectives leads to better work.”

Lurie is one of 14 accounting firms named as Best Firms for Women and one of 19 accounting firms named as Best Firms for Equity Leadership.

The firms named to the Best Accounting Firms for Women list demonstrate consistent, measurable progress in advancing women to leadership; and continually evolving programs that retain and advance women; and clear and compelling integration of the business case for advancing women with business results.

The Best CPA Firms for Equity Leadership list is based on the MOVE survey results and recognizes firms with at least 50 employees, where women comprise at least 33% of partners and principals. The Equity Leadership list recognizes firms that have achieved this milestone through any combination of culture, programs or initiatives.

“Firms of all sizes are engineering new ways for women to excel. And when women excel, firms win new clients and grow their relationships with existing clients,” said Joanne Cleaver, President of Wilson-Taylor Associates, Inc., the content strategy firm that manages the Accounting MOVE Project.  “As well, the 2019 Accounting MOVE Project illustrates the power of re-investing in programs and culture proven to advance women.”

Read the full press release or a full summary of the 2019 Accounting MOVE Project is available on the AFWA website.

About Lurie

Founded in 1940, Lurie LLP is a prominent CPA & Advisory firm providing accounting, audit, tax planning, transaction advisory, retirement planning services and wealth management to privately held and family businesses, as well as individuals. With more than 160 employees, offices in Minnesota and Southwest Florida, and membership in Moore Stephens North America, Lurie has the ability to serve clients across the United States and hundreds of countries worldwide. To learn more visit: or follow on Twitter: @LurieLLP.

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