Read Live Tweets from the #EssentialEvent! Adding Up to a Richer Future he fifth annual CTCPA Essential Event: “Adding Up to a Richer Future” drew a record 230 registrants! We thanked outgoing president Noelle Taddei, welcomed current president Camille Murphy, honored Richard Gesseck with the Jack Brooks Leadership Award, enjoyed our first-ever teacup raffle, and heard from some fabulous speakers! T CTCPA Communications Coordinator Caitlin Bailey O’Neill “live tweeted” the event under the hashtag (identifier) #EssentialEvent, sharing memorable quotes and thoughts from the day in real time via Twitter. The next two pages highlight some of those tweets. CT Society of CPAs www.twitter.com/ConnecticutCPAs Connecticut’s CPAs are rolling into the Aqua Turf ... here we go! Did you see our raffle prizes? Fun new teacup auction! #EssentialEvent James Robbins: “You’re paid to produce results, but it’s your people who produce the results. Focus on helping your people be successful.” #EssentialEvent Author James Robbins 4 Perspectives on Corporate Culture: (from left) Stan Valencis (Primacy ), Justin Watras (Brooks Brothers), Meghan West (CNC Software), and Patrick Curry (Lego Systems) Great quote from Primacy: “‘A’ players want to work with ‘A’ players. You attract good people when you have good people.” #EssentialEvent Miller: “99% of politicians are good people who run for the right reasons, but the pressures and the system get in the way.” #EssentialEvent Incoming President Camille Murphy (left) with outgoing President Noelle Taddei Jack Brooks Leadership Award recipient Richard Gesseck 3 Ways You Can End Government Gridlock: (from left) Harry Zeeve (Concord Coalition), Jonathan Miller (No Labels), and Nick Troiano (The Can Kicks Back) Incoming President Camille Murphy: “I have an open mind, and an open door.” Lots to do this year! #EssentialEvent 6 This year’s Jack Brooks Leadership Award goes to Richard Gesseck. Thank you, Dick, for all you do for us and our profession! #EssentialEvent www.ctcpas.org