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Joshua Lance: Named CPA Practice Advisor 40 under 40 for 2017

Joshua Lance: Named CPA Practice Advisor 40 under 40 for 2017

Lance CPA Group is excited to announce that Joshua Lance, Managing Director of Lance CPA Group, is named to the CPA Practice Advisor 40 under 40 for 2017. This program recognizes and honors young leaders who are helping to positively shape the accounting and tax profession.

This year’s 40 Under 40 honorees are visibly and incrementally changing the accounting profession through their exemplary leadership, their innovative thinking, their collaborative efforts guaranteed to provide unity to the profession across the generations, and their community outreach which extends the visibility of the profession outside the workplace.

“We are fortunate to be surrounded by so many young professionals who are sharing their ideas, skills, and enthusiasm with the goal of making the accounting profession a better place. Change is occurring rapidly in our profession and this year’s award winners are embracing and welcoming the changes,” said Editor-in-Chief Gail Perry, CPA.

Lance CPA Group is a CPA firm Joshua started from the ground up four years ago based in Chicago, Illinois. Josh is responsible for the overall operations of the firm and management of the team of seven employees. Lance CPA Group specializes in working with tech companies and craft breweries providing outsourced accounting, tax, and consulting services. Before venturing out on his own, Josh spent his early career at Crowe Horwath as an auditor in the financial institutions practice for seven years rising to audit manager. After leaving Crowe Horwath, Josh joined an ultra-high net worth family office in Chicago serving as their Controller and Treasury Manager.

In addition to managing Lance CPA Group, Josh is also an adjunct professor at Northwestern University teaching accounting and entrepreneurship in the Farley Center for Entrepreneurship. The class that Josh co-teaches is designed for undergraduate students to learn about accounting to apply to their future entrepreneurial efforts. Josh is also the co-founder of Socially Beneficial Investments LLC, a company that helps provide housing and real estate to immigrants with partnerships with nonprofits to lead participants to home ownership.


About Josh Lance

A licensed certified public accountant (IL) and Chartered Global Management Accountant, Josh is also a family man who calls Chicago home.  Before venturing on his own with a mission to help small businesses, Josh spent his early career at a top-10 national public accounting firm before working at an ultra high net worth family office.  Josh is also an adjunct professor at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.  He enjoys making wine at home, cooking, traveling, and cheering on his favorite football and soccer teams. Josh was honored by being selected to the 2017 class of the AICPA Leadership Academy and was named as one of the 40 under 40 in 2017 by CPA Practice Advisor.