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Virtual Campfire: Lead Gen Campaigns

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May 17, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Everyone used to talk about the funnel. Now the funnel has flipped up-side-down, or been scrapped all together. Please come prepared to share how you’re attracting leads, qualifying them, moving them through your version of the infamous funnel and ultimately converting them to wins.

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David Toth

David M. Toth is a principal at Winding River Consulting. In his role as Chief Growth Officer, he guides the accounting profession’s ‘Top 400’ firms in designing and implementing highly-effective, strategic-growth frameworks that encompass M&A, digital, and internal organic growth.

David facilitates Winding River Consulting’s (WRC) marque program, MPB | Leadership Accelerated (formerly, Managing Partner Bootcamp), helping firms address the increasingly critical communication gap and gain alignment between leadership, marketing, and business development. He created WRC’s Digital Deep Dive Summit, an annual two-day seminar dedicated to the advancement of digital strategy through a peer-to-peer driven program.

Over the past two decades, David has served as an outsourced CMO for organizations in sectors from fast-growing start-ups to well established Fortune 500 companies. In 2022, he was named one of CPA Practice Advisor’s ’20 under 40 Top Influencers’ in the accounting profession. He was recognized as a 2023 ‘Notable Leaders in Accounting & Consulting’ by Crain’s Cleveland Business.

David prioritizes building meaningful relationships recognizing that, while each business and industry is unique, the foundation to success is always the same: know your customer.

Facilitators

Raissa Evans

Raissa joined Weaver as head of digital and lead gen in 2020, a full-service national CPA and advisory firm. She began her early career in the technology industry, then spent 12 years as head of marketing at PKF Texas, a firm recognized as a market-leader by its peers due to many industry firsts, winning more than 120 awards along the way. She founded her consultancy Running Reload LLC in 2015 where she works with clients on social optimization and Guided Marketing.

As a pioneer of digital strategy for professional services for more than 20 years, Raissa’s led digital transformations in marketing technology, web and content strategy and lead generation customer journeys. She speaks regularly on growth strategy, marketing operations, digital performance and the like.

She hosts AAM’s monthly Virtual Campfire video conference and was AAM Marketer of the Year 2011, was named “One to Watch” by Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential in Accounting, is Past President of Houston’s Interactive Marketing Association, and founder of non-profit Celtic Valor, which awards scholarships to veterans.

Amanda Sturdevant

Amanda is a marketing strategist and project manager with more than fifteen years of experience in accounting marketing. In late 2022, she joined the Enterprise Marketing team at Baker Tilly, an IPA Top 10 firm, through a merger and is still feeling her way around. Prior to the merger, she spent seven years as Marketing Director at True Partners Consulting (TPC), a national tax-only accounting firm with nine offices across the U.S. At TPC, Amanda provided strategic marketing counsel to the firm’s management team, managed all forms of marketing communications, planned conferences and events, and trained firm professionals on marketing and business development topics. Prior to her role at TPC, Amanda was the Marketing Director at MorrisAnderson, a restructuring and turnaround consulting firm. She strongly believes that the most important thing an accounting marketer can do is build trust with the partners and professional staff by learning and understanding their business.

Amanda earned her MBA in Marketing Strategy & Planning and Brand Management from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in Chicago. She is also a proud alumna of the University of Wisconsin – Go Badgers! She works remotely from her home in Connecticut which she shares with her husband and two sons.

Amanda is the co-host of AAM’s Virtual Campfire video conference series and looks forward to facilitating conversations on topics that help AAM members contribute to the growth of their firms. She also serves at co-chair of AAM’s Virtual Education Committee.  Connect with Amanda on LinkedIn. 

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Date:
May 17, 2023
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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