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Winners! 2016 Bridging The Gap Awards

Bridging the gap between firm management, technology and emerging leaders has always been a core value at Boomer Consulting. As the importance of linking firm management, technology, talent, and training and learning increases in the accounting industry, so has having the right leaders and players in place that strive to do so. The Bridging The Gap awards at 2016 Boomer Technology Circle Summit honored three individuals and a firm that are leading the charge to make it all happen.



Bridging the Gap
Firm Management Award

Grant Jones

Grant Jones, Shareholder, Perkins & Co, was presented with the 2016 Bridging the Gap in Firm Management award. Jones’s commitment to and passion for bridging the gap between firm management and technology is evident in his active participation in the Boomer Technology Circles Summit since Perkins & Co joined in 2002. Currently, he is working to increase security awareness within the firm through a formalized program of baseline testing, interactive web-based training and ongoing assessment.

Perkins & Co ( is the largest locally owned accounting firm in Portland, Oregon with more than 150 employees plus 24 shareholders. The firm is one of the most admired professional service firms in the area according to the Portland Business Journal’s Most Admired Companies vote.






Grant Jones as he is presented the trophy for the Firm Management award.

Bridging the Gap
Technology Award

Cody Page

Cody Page, Chief Operating Officer, Peterson Sullivan LLP, was presented with the 201 Bridging the Gap in Technology Award.

Page led the internal Lean Billing Project and led the charge to further automation, challenging his firm to take their billing practices to the next level. Acting as the liaison between IT and the firm’s partners, he’s a key internal resource and leads the firm from a high level operational and technology perspective. He’s one of a kind in his ability to see and lead the big picture, yet appreciate the details when necessary.

Peterson Sullivan LLP ( is a certified public accounting and business advisory firm based in Seattle, Washington. They are ranked among the top 10 largest CPA firms in the Puget Sound region, with more than 170 professionals and support staff.





Cody Page is recognized for the results he's achieved with applied technology.


Bridging the Gap
as an Emerging Leader Award

Adam Odom

Adam Odom, Audit Manager, LSL CPAs LLP, was presented with the 2016 Bridging the Gap as an Emerging Leader Award.

Odom was nominated by his firm due to his positive attitude and focus on helping the firm in any way he can. On any project he takes on, Odom seeks improvements and efficiencies. He continuously looks to engage staff in the firm to enhance their career goals and opportunities. Considered the number one thought leader at LSL CPAs LLC, Odom has worked in multiple departments and has exceeded all expectations with increased business and client relations.

LSL CPAs LLC ( is a certified public accounting and business advisory firm with offices in Orange County, Silicon Valley, and Temecula Valley, California.




Adam Odom is honored as outstanding Emerging Leader.


Bridging the Gap
IT / Firm Management
Project of the Year Award

Peter Sullivan LLP

Cody Page, Chief Operating Officer at Peterson Sullivan LLP accepted the 2016 Bridging the Gap Award for Technology and Firm Management Project, an award that recognizes a firm’s project to leverage technology to accelerate the achievement of the firm’s vision and goals.

With their Lean Billing Project, Peterson Sullivan LLP applied leading edge techniques to the billing process to better automate the process, leverage responsibility and turn invoices around quicker to improve cash flow. The project was rolled out in August of 2015 and since that time, many other firms have reached out to Peterson Sullivan to learn more about what they’re doing.




Cody Page collects the prize for Project of the Year on behalf of Peter Sullivan LLP.

 “These awards are meant to showcase the individuals and firms that are leading the charge to link business management, IT strategies, human resources, training and learning,” said Sandra Wiley, President of Boomer Consulting, Inc. “To stay ahead of the curve and become a Firm of the Future, you must have the right leaders and players in place. It’s an honor to be able to recognize some of the brightest and most influential people in accounting.”

The winners were chosen from nominations submitted by around 100 eligible firms that are either members of the Boomer Technology Circles™ or participants in the P3 Leadership Academy.

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