Nicole M. Ksiazek, CPA is the Sage Intacct Accountants Program Director. She concentrates on working with Accounting Firms and creating resources for the growth of their Cloud-based Accounting Services practices utilizing the Sage Intacct Accounting System and SIAP Program in partnership with CPA.com. She works on best practices for vertical industry focus, pre-sales support and scoping and solutions management for complex business scenarios. She has more than 20 years of experience and previous worked with a top ten Accounting Firm. The firm chose to implement cloud-based platforms to achieve its shared services vision and satisfy the needs of its current and future clients. She performed client assessments in relation to processes and applications and worked with integrating outsourcing clients onto the cloud-based platforms to allow better collaboration and accessibility to financial information for them and the Outsourcing staff assigned to their accounts. Her clients consisted of a wide variety of owner-managed and venture capital-backed start-up, emerging, and lower-middle-market businesses in the industry verticals of life sciences, consumer products and technology and business services, as well as not-for-profit entities.