Full Name
Cathy Badry BComm, CPB
Position/Title
Managing Director/Business Advisor
Organization/Company
CSB Creative Business Solutions
Speaker Bio
Small businesses are the backbone of our nation, and they need the best support they can afford to help assure their success. By leveraging technology, something I am very passionate about, I want to help as many small businesses, including fellow accounting professionals, to achieve this success. As a University of Calgary Commerce graduate with a double major in Accounting & Finance and a minor in Computer Science, assisting small businesses in many varied aspects of their enterprises has been the foundation of my career.

I have robust business development and professional skills with certifications in QuickBooks Online (Advanced Certified ProAdvisor), Sage Business Cloud Accounting (Certified Advisor), Sage 50 (Certified User) & Xero as accounting software choices. For supporting software app integrations, I have certifications with Wagepoint (payroll), WayPay (business payment solutions), as well as five different certifications with Hubdoc (document collection and management). I am also proficient in many other app integrations that do not have formal certification programs. Leveraging technology is the key to success, and it works when appropriately utilized. Finding the right tool for your business brings us closer to achieving that success.

Through many years of experience, working in Internal Audit, completing Budget Development & Analysis, Financial Management and developing workflow efficiencies, my clients have seen the benefits of moving beyond compliance work in their financial records. Having accurate and timely financial information is one of the keys to a successful business. My clients achieve this success with the use of technology. Through our partnership, I aid them in meeting their goals by providing support and guidance wherever possible.

Every business deserves a fighting chance and partnering with a knowledgeable accounting professional increases their chances of success. I partner with firms who see the value in this relationship, and together we build successful businesses.
Cathy Badry