Expensify, a payment app, announced a strategic partnership with accounting executives from multiple companies to help shape the future of the industry for accounting firms and their clients.

The inaugural Expensify Steering Committee includes:

Colman Edwards, senior director of technology at Countsy
Deb Defer, managing director, business service outsourcing at BDO
Denise Bailey, principal, business systems consulting practice leader at Elliott Davis
Denise LeDuc Froemming, president and CEO of California Society of CPAs
Dixie McCurley, partner, digital advisory, client accounting services leader, Cherry Bekaert
Keeley Stock, managing director, ZEDRA London Global Expansion
Kenji Kuramoto, CEO at Acuity
Laura Redmond, CEO at Redmond Accounting
Pete Lopez, business development manager at Kranz
Tina Gregory, consulting CFO and head of CFO team at Early Growth Financial Services

Future topics of discussion for the committee, according to the announcement, including chat, payroll and the Expensify wallet, will be discussed in meetings throughout 2023. The next gathering will take place in May at ExpensiCon, an invitation-only conference in Italy where 100 industry professionals and thought leaders will come together for five days of community building, thought leadership, networking and roundtable sessions.

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David Barrett, CEO of Expensify, said the committee’s expertise and experience “will be invaluable in ensuring that Expensify stays at the forefront of the accounting industry and continues to lead the way.”

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