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

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!

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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"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.”

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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.
"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!"
-Matthew Fulton, Parkway Business Solutions

Latest Blog Posts

April 25, 2022
Do You Have Clients Going Global? Truly Financial Opens Up a World of Opportunities

Now that working with remote teams is the new normal of business, many of us are learning about the challenges of making sure everyone has the tools they need to work effectively. One of my Starting Lineup Members, Truly Financial, has got your back (and your clients, too!) when it comes to supporting the banking […]

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April 19, 2022
Motivation to Help You Maximize Every Moment at Accounting Web Live Summit and Post-Tax Season Events

I know, I know, we are in the final stretch of tax season and you may be thinking, Why the heck is Brolin blogging about events now? Doesn’t she know that the tax deadline is just days away? I can’t even…   I hear you! Yes, this is a beyond busy time for many of […]

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"In today’s world, people — especially accountants —need encouragement and Dawn’s brand of motivation more than ever."
-Jody Padar, The Radical CPA
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