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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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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

August 11, 2022
Stop the Insanity of Managing Multi-Channel Payments with a Single App! Why Every Firm Needs Bookkeep™ 

I use Bookkeep for all of my clients’ ecommerce payment transactions. This app was literally a life-changing discovery I made a couple of years ago at a conference. I met the awesome Bookkeep team, learned about the amazing QuickBooks and ecommerce integrations and I was sold! In case you are wondering, it’s completely affordable and the implementation took maybe 10 minutes. That’s all it takes and, as I can personally attest to, Bookkeep’s automation saves on average at least 20 hours per month per client. Seriously, it’s freaking amazing!

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July 22, 2022
Before You Take a a Summer Break, Maximize Your Post-Conference Learning

The secret to maximizing the takeaways from any professional education event is to have a plan of action when you return home, especially if you are planning to go on summer break. Here’s my plan for taking all of the connections, education, and opportunities I gained at the conferences I attended in the spring, that […]

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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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