Rachel Fisch, CPB, Director

Rachel Fisch is the Chief Global Development Officer for High Rock Accounting and related brands as a strong global leader piloting value-driven strategies worldwide through acquisitions and other growth initiatives. She is passionate about revolutionizing the future of accounting while challenging the industry to be the best it can.

Rachel has over 20 years of experience in bookkeeping and accounting, with a number of those years running her own practice. She previously served as National Bookkeeping Lead for Deloitte and most recently was the Accountants Group Leader for Sage. She is a dynamic speaker, an accounting vanguard, and presents at prestigious international conferences. Her advocacy for technology in accounting challenges others to utilize cutting edge technology to support people and processes.

Rachel is known for her forward-thinking on where the market is heading and how to stay ahead of the game. She takes a strategic approach not only to the industry but also towards accounting software and applications. She is a pivotal piece in building relationships with these technologies and understanding how to position their features for a global market.

She lives with her husband and two daughters (aka Guppies) in Southern Ontario.

Education/Professional Designations

  • Certified Professional Bookkeeper (CPB)

Specialized Expertise Relevant To The Role Of The CPB Canada Director

Since 2014, I have been a Trainer, a Member, a Vendor, and am now honoured to be a Director with CPB Canada. These last several years have brought me unique perspectives that I now bring to the board. As a big-picture thinker and a passion for partnerships, I believe I can challenge the board to do our best for the members of CPB Canada.

Outline Competencies That You Feel Will Make You A Strong Member Of The CPB Canada Board Of Directors

I am a strategic professional that will bring passion and dedication to the board. I truly believe in the mission of CPB Canada and will strive to ensure the members and the association are positioned to thrive for years to come.

Being Passionate Is Critical To The Vibrancy Of The Board Of Directors.  Can You Tell Us A Bit About What Makes You Passionate About CPB Canada?

This question makes me laugh only because being a little too passionate has gotten me into hot water more than a few times. I'm passionate about accounting technology and that CPB Canada is perfectly positioned to educate and influence the bookkeeping industry in Canada in a way nobody else can. I'm passionate about raising the standards of the bookkeeping industry in Canada to be a respected and desirable designation. I'm passionate about community and that although many bookkeepers work on their own, they don't ever need to feel on their own.

What Are The Values, Attributes, And Motivations You Possess That Will Benefit CPB Canada And Its Board Of Directors?

I believe the members of CPB Canada should be seen as leaders and can set an example globally of how influential a responsible association can be with its members and in advocating for a national standard. I believe in teamwork, honesty and treating each other with kindness and grace. 

 

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