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Aug 24, 2022

Nkrumah Pierre is the Managing Director of Business Development and head of the Friends of the Firm program at EisnerAmper. After he joined in 2017, he continued to build on the success of the current program by training and leveraging high-potential management groups and the partner group at the firm.

He uses his skills as a “Master Connector” to develop new business opportunities both for and from the network. He provides coaching and training to the ambassador team in networking, relationship-building, and sales techniques and strategy. Leveraging the skills and talents of colleagues creates greater participation, leads to the building of business development skills, and more prospect opportunities arise. 

Listen to this episode of Mitlin Money Mindset™ for some great takeaways about Nkrumah’s journey as a master connector at a major accounting firm and how he connects those he knows in both business and personal life. 

You will want to hear this episode if you are interested in...

  • Nkrumah’s path to Director of Business Development & Head of Friends of the Firm 
  • Learn more about EisnerAmper and the niche they serve [4:43] 
  • Learn about the Friends of The Firm Program [9:33]
  • What does it mean to be a “Master Connector?” [15:37] 
  • What is the mindset needed to be a Master Connector? [19:32] 
  • Why every business needs to have a Master Connector [23:50] 
  • How being a CPA helps Nkrumah as Director of Business Development [29:15] 
  • Making an impact as a Black man in an accounting firm [32:33] 
  • What are the next big things up for Nkrumah Pierre? [41:05] 
  • What Nkrumah did today that brought him joy [43:55] 

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Nkrumah Pierre is a Director of Business Development and head of the Friends of the Firm program (FoF) at EisnerAmper. He provides support to clients seeking to hire accounting, finance and human resources executives. In addition, through the FoF program, Nkrumah will offer a unique support experience for FoF members by providing job search support, job opportunity referrals, networking assistance and coaching.

Prior to joining the firm, Nkrumah was the founder and CEO of Pierre Lee Group, a boutique consulting firm that offered executive business development and strategy guidance, thought leadership event curation, diversity and inclusion advisory, and career coaching consulting. He has worked for national executive search firms and built an expertise in matching qualified candidates with hiring organizations.

Nkrumah is a frequent speaker before professional organizations, and recently presented at the Accounting Finance Show, a major conference and exhibition in New York. He is the former co-chair of the Apollo Theater’s Young Patrons Board and currently serves as an advisor and a past honoree of The Network Journal’s “40 Under Forty” Professionals of Color.

Guests on the Mitlin Money Mindset Show are not affiliated with CWM, LLC, and opinions expressed herein may not be representative of CWM, LLC. CWM, LLC is not responsible for the guest's content linked on this site.

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