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Category: Diversity

November 1, 2023

Accounting MOVE Project Names CBM One of the Best CPA Firms for Women and Equity Leadership

PDF: Accounting MOVE Project Names Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell One of the Best CPA Firms for Women and Equity Leadership After four consecutive years of being named to the Accounting MOVE Project’s (MOVE) annual list of top firms for equity leadership, Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell (CBM) received that honor for a fifth year in 2023 along with first-time recognition as one of the best accounting firms for women. MOVE, which publishes with the Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance an annual… Read more ›

May 22, 2023

CBM to Sponsor and Present at 2023 GWSCPA Women’s Leadership Conference

Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell (CBM) will sponsor and present at the 2023 Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (GWSCPA) Women’s Leadership Conference on Tuesday, May 23. This annual conference, which will take place at the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, DC, is developed by the GWSCPA’s Women’s Leadership section whose members are committed to advancing the standing of women in the accounting profession, and to empower and motivate each other in their leadership goals. CBM Partner Julia… Read more ›

March 30, 2023

CBM D-PATH Kicks Off Giving Campaign with Suited for Change

Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell’s (CBM) D-PATH group has launched a months-long giving campaign in support of Suited for Change, an organization whose mission is to equip women in need throughout our communities on their path to financial independence by providing them with professional attire, coaching and skills training. Team members will be actively engaged in efforts to donate new or like-new seasonally appropriate women’s professional clothing, shoes, handbags and jewelry to Suited for Change. D-PATH, which stands for “Diversity-Professional Accountants… Read more ›

November 4, 2022

Accounting MOVE Project Recognizes CBM for Fourth Consecutive Year; Highlights Contributions and Career Opportunities for Women in the Accounting Profession

PDF: Accounting MOVE Project Recognizes Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell for Fourth Consecutive Year; Highlights Contributions and Career Opportunities for Women in the Accounting Profession Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell (CBM) was recognized for the fourth consecutive year by the Accounting MOVE Project, which investigates factors proven to be essential to women’s career success in the accounting profession. CBM appeared on the Project’s 2022 list of best firms for equity leadership, reflecting a high level of representation of women in management-level positions…. Read more ›

May 24, 2022

CBM Manager Reema Patel Publishes Diversity Article for Virginia Society of CPAs

Reema Patel, manager and co-director of Diversity – Professional Accountants and Advisors Transforming the Horizon (D-PATH), Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell’s (CBM) internal diversity and inclusion group, published an article in the Spring 2022 issue of Disclosures, the membership publication of the Virginia Society of CPAs. Patel’s article, “Carving a Diverse Path: How One CPA Firm Developed a Program to Develop and Advance a Diverse Workforce”, shares how D-PATH began driving more intentional efforts to empower women and minorities through professional… Read more ›

May 9, 2022

CBM to Serve as Gold Sponsor of 2022 Greater Washington Society of CPAs Women’s Leadership Conference

Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell (CBM) is proud to serve as a gold sponsor of the 2022 Greater Washington Society of CPAs Women’s Leadership Conference at the Towers Crescent Conference Center in Vienna, VA. This event, to be held on Thursday, May 19, provides networking and professional development opportunities for women throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Through the firm’s internal diversity and inclusion group, Diversity – Professional Accountants and Advisors Transforming the Horizon (D-PATH), CBM has been involved for several… Read more ›

April 7, 2022

Charting a Change in Culture

  Every not-for-profit develops a culture over time, often defining the organization. However, even if your group’s been successful in the past, a change in culture could be a change for the better. Warning Signs to Observe First, does your culture need an alteration? It’s often difficult to know for sure, but there are several warning signs that change might be warranted. For instance: Lack of commitment. It’s important for the people working for your organization to believe in its… Read more ›

April 6, 2022

CBM Delivers More Than $14,000 in Relief to Ukraine and I Support the Girls, An International Network Supporting Girls and Women Experiencing Homelessness

PDF: Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell Delivers More than $14,000 in Relief to Ukraine and I Support the Girls, An International Network Supporting Girls and Women Experiencing Homelessness Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell (CBM), a full-service tax, accounting and advisory business serving clients in the Washington, DC metropolitan and Mid-Atlantic regions, collaborated with individual team members to donate more than $14,000 to Ukraine relief efforts and in support of girls and women experiencing homelessness around the world. The giving campaign ran through… Read more ›

November 9, 2021

CBM Recognized as One of the Best Firms for Leadership Equity for the Third Consecutive Year

Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell (CBM) was recognized by the Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) and the Accounting MOVE Project for the third consecutive year as a top accounting firm for leadership equity. Recognition acknowledges the achievements of firms nationwide that successfully passed the threshold of having at least 30% of its partner and principal group composed of women, a statistic research suggests allows for meaningful contributions from a particular group. “We could not be prouder of the CBM team,”… Read more ›

April 1, 2021

CBM and Team Members Donate $1,170 to Honor Women’s History Month

Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell (CBM) and individual team members, donated $1,170 to several organizations to honor Women’s History Month in March. The campaign, spearheaded by D-PATH, an internal employee affinity group dedicated to supporting diversity and inclusion, is part of CBM100-Charities, a two-year initiative to celebrate the firm’s 100th anniversary through team-wide charitable giving and volunteerism. Donations benefited the Women’s Economic Future Fund, the DC chapter of the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance and other organizations that contribute to or… Read more ›