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Accounting Today Honors Intacct Executive on 2016 Top 100 Most Influential People List

Intacct SVP of Channel Sales Taylor Macdonald Recognized for 13th Time as a Thought Leader within the Accounting Profession

It is a privilege to have a longstanding and recognized industry-leader like Taylor at the head of Intacct’s channel program. He has done an outstanding job developing the strongest program in the space and he is an enormous asset to the company and our partners.

SAN JOSE, Calif. – September 30, 2016 – Intacct, the customer satisfaction leaders in cloud ERP software, today announced that Taylor Macdonald has been recognized by Accounting Today in the publication’s latest report highlighting thought leaders and visionaries within the accounting industry. This marks the 13th time in his career that Taylor Macdonald, Intacct’s SVP of channel sales, was placed on the “Accounting Today Top 100 People” list.

At Intacct, Macdonald is responsible for managing the Intacct Value Added Reseller (VAR) and CPA channel initiatives. He continues to build the industry's top channel program and Intacct now boasts a network of more than 350 firms that deliver comprehensive, high quality services, support, and software to help companies get maximum value from their Intacct investment. The Intacct channel program has attracted the cream of the crop, including 28 of the Top 100 CPA firms and 26 of the Top 100 VARs in the industry – the most of any cloud ERP vendor.

“It is a privilege to have a longstanding and recognized industry-leader like Taylor at the head of Intacct’s channel program,” said Robert Reid, CEO of Intacct. “Through Taylor’s leadership, Intacct has consistently offered the right mix of tools and support to help resellers achieve their goals of building high-growth businesses. He has done an outstanding job developing the strongest program in the space and he is an enormous asset to the company and our partners.”

“It is a huge honor to be recognized by Accounting Today for the thirteenth time and a privilege to be listed alongside so many other renowned experts within the accounting and finance space,” said Macdonald. “I’m very proud to be able to continue to shape the channel program at Intacct and extend the value of Intacct to our partners and joint customers.”

Taylor has more than 25 years’ experience building and operating some of the largest and most successful channel programs in the world for financial and ERP providers. As further testament to Taylor Macdonald’s success in leading Intacct’s channel program, CRN recognized Taylor as one of their top Channel Chiefs for the third year in a row and the Intacct Partner Program has been awarded a 5-Star rating in the CRN Partner Program Guide for four consecutive years.

Joining Taylor on this year list are several Intacct partners and other visionary leaders, including: Erik Asgeirsson, CEO of CPA.com; Jim Bourke, Partner at WithumSmith+Brown; David Ceislak, Principal at Arxis Technology; Rene Lacerte, CEO of Bill.com; Scott McFarlane, CEO of Avalara; Barry Melancon, CEO of AICPA; Ed Mendlowitz, Partner at WithumSmith+Brown; Denny Schleper, CEO of CliftonLarsonAllen; and Dave Stende, CEO of Eide Bailly

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