About the Author
Ron Rael, CPA, is a thought leader for the CPA profession on leadership and CFO/controllership topics. He is the CEO of the High Road Institute, a leadership development organization. Ron has authored content on topics such as professionalism, customer service, budgeting, accountability, governance, risk management, and strategic planning. He has coached more than 10,000 accounting professionals in organizations and leadership teams throughout the United States and Canada. Ron's industry experience comes from working in two large corporations, as well as from leading accounting teams in numerous closely held businesses.