Gale Crosley CPA

Helping accounting firms gain the traction they need to make their growth goals a reality.


Gale CrosleyGale Crosley, CPA, was selected one of the 10 Most Recommended Consultants in the Inside Public Accounting BEST OF THE BEST for the seventh consecutive year, and one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting by AccountingToday for the fifth consecutive year. 

She is founder and principal of Crosley+Company and consults with CPA firms on revenue growth issues and opportunities. She graduated with honors from the University of Akron, Ohio, is a winner of the Simonetti Distinguished Business Alumni Award, and an Editorial Advisor for the Journal of Accountancy. 

Gale is a CPA in Ohio and Georgia. Her background includes a unique mix of experience with two national CPA firms, and nearly 30 years in business development and senior management, including IBM and several small technology companies. She was formerly Executive Vice President of Business Development at a $250 million consulting firm, and was responsible for implementing revenue growth initiatives among 39 individual practices, 1,500 CPAs and consultants, a direct sales force and marketing department, and 100 rainmakers. 

Over her career, Gale has been responsible for developing high performance rainmaking organizations, bringing hundreds of offerings to market and closing dozens of multi-million-dollar opportunities. Her first book, At the Crossroads, chronicles the challenges and successes of a fictional CPA firm struggling with growth.