The Innovation Award, which was recently presented as part of LEAâs 2011 Global Conference in New Orleans, recognized Bergstein for his industry leadership and forward thinking, as well as his impact on the profession and commitment to strengthening ties between LEA and CCH.
Bergstein, a 25-plus-year veteran of the accounting field, is both a CPA and a CITP. He is currently the Chair of the FICPAâs Financial Literacy Committee and a member of the Technology Section. He is a well-known and frequent speaker and trainer in the field of utilizing new technology to improve the efficiency of operations in tax, accounting, practice management and general operations of the accounting process. He contributes regularly to the Wolters Kluwer blog, Intelligent Solutions, which explores content, technology and new ideas in the global information industry. Bergstein also volunteers and participates in the IRS VITA program each year by teaching the tax program.
âWeâre thrilled that Dave has been recognized with this honor,â said CCH President & CEO Mike Sabbatis. âAt CCH, we take great pride in being a partner to accounting professionals and Dave has been instrumental in these efforts. He is a dedicated leader who truly goes above and beyond to make a difference in the industry.â