As CBM has grown in recent years, our firm has also seen a noticeable increase in the diversity of our team. We are proud to have been recognized in 2019 and 2020 by the Accounting & Financial and Women’s Alliance as a top firm for equity leadership, meaning that the composition of our leadership team demonstrates above-aver年龄 diversity. 点击这里阅读更多.
As a reflection of the strong representation of women and minorities within our team, the firm is composed of:
44% of CBM’s firm leadership is female
30% of CBM’s team are represented by minorities
D-PATH (“Diversity – Professional Accountants and Advisors Transforming the Horizon”)
To demonstrate CBM’s commitment to increasing the leadership abilities and professional development of minorities and female professionals, CBM launched an internal group called D-PATH, which stands for “Diversity – Professional Accountants and Advisors Transforming the Horizon”.
The group was spearheaded by Patricia Drolet, one of CBM’s former executive vice presidents, the firm’s first woman board chair and the winner of the 2020 Virginia Society of CPAs Ruth Coles Harris Advancing 多样性和包容性 Award, and composed of several CBM team members to provide educational opportunities for all team members to better understand the importance of diversity and inclusion, and to help them develop respect for all team members regardless of background, 性别, ethnicity or 性取向.
Every team member contributes a different perspective, 经验, lifestyle and cultural benefit to the firm. CBM值, respects and supports each and every team member, regardless of his or her ethnicity, 性别, 年龄, 国家的起源, 残疾, 性取向, 教育或宗教. When we hire a new team member, we do so based solely on the person’s 经验, 技能和热情. Joining CBM means joining a team proud of its openness and willingness to welcome individuals from all walks of life. Consider our current opportunities by 点击这里.
Diversity and Professional Expertise
One of the drivers behind CBM’s commitment to diversity is our recognition of the outstanding professional talents and accomplishments of all our professionals. In addition to Patricia Drolet’s achievements, our diverse accountants and advisors regularly contribute their expertise to CBM’s ongoing series of complimentary professional education webinars. To learn more about CBM’s upcoming offerings, click the im年龄 below.
CBM’s History of Diversity
Our firm has historically championed diverse causes with our expertise, having served as one of the first 审计ors for the National Organization for Women and Planned Parenthood. CBM is also proud to have employed Edna Nick, the first woman to pass the CPA exam in the State of Virginia. Ms. Nick came to work at CBM and became a partner during an amazing 51-year career at the firm. Click below to read more about her account of her career at CBM.
“I got my first job at CBM. Since starting at the firm, they have helped me polish my professional skills, build my self-confidence and expand my knowledge in the tax field.”
“CBM embraced the news of my marri年龄 to my partner of 25 years following the repeal of the Defense of Marri年龄 Act (DOMA). “