Stephen King, CPA CGMA, is president and CEO of GrowthForce, a market leader in the client accounting services industry, providing cloud-based bookkeeping, accounting and controller services for service businesses and nonprofits. Regarded among the top thought leaders and innovators in the accounting industry, Stephen founded Virtual Growth, the first web-based accounting services for small businesses, in 1995 at the dawn of the Internet. He is considered one of the forces behind a national trend in the rapidly growing client accounting services industry. A highly energetic, repeat Inc 500 speaker, Steve motivates business owners, and the CPAs who serve them, by sharing 30+ years of experience in a practical, ‘how to’ approach to help businesses run better, grow faster and make more money. In 2013 GrowthForce became a strategic alliance partner with Insperity, the outsourced human resources giant (NYSE: NSP). The partnership of GrowthForce and Insperity offers a unique bundle of management accounting and human capital strategies that enable small businesses to identify and replicate their best performing individuals and build high-performing teams.