Tom Hood, CPA.CTIP, CGMA
"If there is a conversation about the future of the profession, you're bound to hear Hood's name mentioned as one of the people leading the way. From his Innovation Summit to his many speaking engagements, from his prolific tweets to his range of alliances with vendors, other organizations, and thought leaders and influencers at all levels, Hood is doing as much as anyone - and more than most- to lead public accounting forward." - Accounting Today, 2013
Tom was named the second most influential leader in the CPA Profession in Accounting Today’s 2013 list of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting (his ninth time).
Linked-in recruited Tom as one of their Top 150 Influencers and he was named to the Top 25 Influencers in Learning by HR Examiner. Tom was also has named one of the Top 25 Thought Leaders by CPA Practice Advisor.
Tom is passionate about three areas, leadership, learning, and technology.
Tom's recognition and awards reflect his leadership in helping CPAs “shape their future” through his work as the CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs and the Business Learning Institute, a center for the development of leadership, strategic thinking, and collaboration skills for CPAs.