We Are Team Brolin!

Led by Dawn W. Brolin, CPA, CFE, who shares her passion for helping people and businesses evolve and improve on a daily basis. She is a recognized business advisor, forensic accountant, thought leader, speaker, author, and designated motivator!

Team Brolin is here to help accounting professionals and small businesses optimize their operations and reduce their financial fraud risks.

Powerful Accounting, a Connecticut-based CPA firm provides tax and accounting services in addition to operational and fraud protection training to businesses.

Fight Against Fraud, whose members are lovingly referred to as the Fraud Squad, is dedicated to helping accountants, bookkeepers, and small business owners identify, detect, and reduce financial fraud.

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Dawn Brolin, CPA, CFE and Designated Motivator is an in-demand speaker, trainer and audience engager. Learn more about her and how you can book Dawn for your next event.

-Mike Michalowicz, Author, Profit First and Designated Motivator for Entrepreneurs

"When you become a DM it exponentially improves every area of your life. Your business will improve, your personal life will improve, the people in your orbit will be more engaged. You will thrive. The people who benefit from the DM will also have improvement throughout their lives.”

-Matthew Fulton, Parkway Business Solutions

"Dawn has helped to remind me that when I reach that summit, I will be able to share this journey with others and will hopefully be able to inspire others 'to have confidence in themselves.' Thank you, Dawn, for being my Designated Motivator!"

-Jody Padar, The Radical CPA

"In today’s world, people — especially accountants —need encouragement and Dawn’s brand of motivation more than ever."

Latest Podcast Episodes

August 15, 2023
Revolutionizing Business Bookkeeping: Automated Growth and Seamless Reporting

Episode Summary In this episode of DM Disruption, host Dawn Brolin dives into the future of business bookkeeping with special guest Jason Richelson, CEO at Bookkeep. They explore how technology is changing the landscape of accounting, making it more efficient and accurate than ever before. Jason shares insights about his innovative tool, Bookkeep, which streamlines […]

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July 12, 2023
Safeguarding Cash: Unveiling the Secrets of Fraud Protection

Episode Summary In this podcast, join host Dawn Brolin and guest Eric from Corpay One as they delve into the world of fraud protection and the importance of safeguarding cash in businesses. As a Certified Fraud Examiner and CPA, Dawn shares insights on the fraud triangle and the three crucial elements that contribute to fraudulent […]

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