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 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