The 2022 Accountant Advocate MVP Awards!

Accountant Advocate brings together the best content from hundreds of industry thought-leaders. These awards will recognize the Most Valuable Posts as judged by our readers, award committee, and our machine intelligence and social media. We will recognize the posts that provide the highest value to industry professionals - useful and actionable information, that is tactical or strategic in nature, providing either long-term or short-term value.


Click on the categories below to vote for your favorite articles to win an Accountant Advocate MVP Award! You can vote for up to 3 articles per category and an Accountant Advocate account is needed to participate.


Awards will be given for articles covering the following categories:

Audience Size

Every day, our articles are read by an audience of over 80,000 people on our site and newsletter. We use our machine intelligence and social media, bolstered by our editorial team, to curate this content.

But 2022 is coming to an end and we want to know: of all of our articles, which are the best of the best? Our machine intelligence, social media, and editors can get us close. But we want that extra special touch that comes from beloved reader feedback.

You can represent these 80,000 readers. Cast your vote and let us know what you like to see!

Judging Criteria

We're judging posts that we see to provide the highest value to industry professionals. Does your article include useful and actionable information? Is it tactical or strategic? Does it provide short- or long-term value? Those are the types of questions our judges will be asking themselves.


Submitting content for consideration

To nominate an article, please fill out the Typeform above. Articles must have been published between October 18th, 2021 and October 12th, 2022 to be eligible.

Nominations are open until October 12th. After that, our panel of judges will review the nominations and narrow them down to a list of finalists for each category.


Finalists will be announced on November 14th. Once finalists are announced, we will open up voting to our readers. Voting ends on November 28th. Winners will be announced on December 14th.

Program Committee

Meet our expert panel of judges!

Kathleen Hoffelder

Senior Content Editor, NJCPA

Kathleen (Kathy) Hoffelder is the Senior Content Editor at the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA), where she is a writer and editor for New Jersey CPA magazine and handles content for the NJCPA’s web, digital newsletter, blogs and social media. She previously held senior financial content positions at Marsh McLennan and CFO magazine, was Deputy Editor of Capital Markets at Financial Times’ Dealreporter, was a Senior Mortgage-Backed Securities and Senior Derivatives Securities Analyst at Thomson Reuters, a Chief Analyst at Informa Global Markets and an Assistant Editor at IFR Magazine. She was also a Communications Manager at the American Stock Exchange. Kathleen has her M.A. in economics from New York University and her B.S. in Communications from Boston University.

Blake Oliver

Creator, Earmark CPE, and Co-Host, Cloud Accounting Podcast

Blake Oliver, CPA, is an accountant, entrepreneur, and podcaster who specializes in technology. He is one of Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People and has been named a 40 Under 40 in the accounting profession by CPA Practice Advisor. Blake is the creator of Earmark CPE, an app that offers NASBA-approved CPE for listening to your favorite accounting and tax podcasts. He also co-hosts the Cloud Accounting Podcast, a Top 50 Business News show on the Apple charts and the most popular podcast for accountants and bookkeepers in the world. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he likes to hike in the winter and swim in the summer.

Mark Lee

Fellow Chartered Accountant, Chair, Tax Advice Network, and Global Thought Leader, UK Tax Practice Innovation

Mark has long been one of the highest ranked online influencers in the profession and has been an active user of Linkedin for many years. He has over 12,500 followers on the site and is regularly complimented for his insightful and helpful posts and articles. Mark is based in the UK where he is a Fellow of the ICAEW, the CIOT and the Professional Speaking Association. He spent 25 years in practice and was a partner at Clark Whitehill (now Crowe UK) and then BDO in London. More recently Mark has written and spoken for hundreds of other firms and thousands of accountants. His blog posts, Linkedin posts and online articles have been viewed well over a million times. Mark loves sharing strategic insights and advice with accountants who want to be better remembered, referred and recommended. A popular speaker at conferences and online he also provides NED-style support to sole practitioner accountants and is frequently thanked for his focused, practical and commercial advice regarding how accountants can secure more leads and business. His website is and you are invited to connect with him on Linkedin: