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Jay  Nisberg, Ph.D.

Jay Nisberg, Ph.D.

Jay Nisberg is an internationally known management consultant to the CPA community. Well known for his work in practice management, partnership issues and business development, he is a frequent speaker at MAP conferences around the world.His work encompasses consultation on the development of the firm by means of encouragement of growth in its individual members. He is also concerned with professional services marketing and executive coaching, including professional influencing skills and partner and staff attitudes as well as practice imaging. Jay's areas of expertise include partner retreats, marketing the firm's services, partnership agreements, client satisfaction surveys as well as mergers and acquisitions among CPA firms.His specialties are in performing as a consultant to partnerships and in designing partner-in-training programs for accounting professionals. His work has included acting as a discussion leader and professional development coordinator for the American Institute for Public Accountants and as a lecturer in accounting and management at several state and local societies as well as universities and colleges. Presently president of his own management-consulting firm, Jay has been consulting to CPA firms for over 30 years and has worked for national, regional and local practices.Jay has had extensive experience in strengthening partnership relations and firm management. He has been a consultant to numerous major corporations including General Motors, Corp., RCA Corporation and the White House. He is frequently quoted as an expert on accounting issues in such newspapers as the Wall Street Journal, Accounting Today, and Public Accounting Report. He is the author of two nationally known business reference books published by Random House as well as being the contributing author of the Guide to Buying & Merging CPA Firms section of the Practitioners Publishing Company’s Strategic Practice Issues Resource Series. Jay is also the coauthor with Gary Shamis and Marsha Leest of the recently publisher book, How to Manage Your Accounting Practice: Taking Your Firm from Chaos to Consensus.Jay is the founder of the Accountants Financial Services Group which provides consultation to CPA firms on the financial services industry niche and is on the Editorial Advisory Board of CPA Practice Management Forum, CPA Managing Partner Report and CPA Financial Services Advisor.Jay’s passion is functioning as a strategic coach for CPA firm partners and other high potential individuals as well as facilitating retreats. Jay has published numerous articles for business journals and professional publications on accounting trends. For the past 20 years, Jay has been honored by Accounting Today, the leading industry magazine, as a member of the Top 100 Most Influential People in public accounting. Jay has been on this list longer than anyone else in the industry.