Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Company, LLP managing partner, Beth Kieffer Leonard, was recognized by Girl Scouts River Valleys as one of the 2015 Women of Distinction on Wednesday April 8, 2015 at an awards luncheon. This notable honor recognizes seven community leaders who exemplify the Girls Scouts mission through their professional accomplishments and commitment to making a difference in the community.

Beth believes that the Girl Scouts teach important lessons that help girls become great businesswomen and entrepreneurs. Participating in the Girl Scouts taught her many skills that have set the foundation for her career today.

Beth shared the impact Girl Scouts has had on her life and why it's so important to give back through a touching video.

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The Girl Scouts River Valleys says they are proud to honor remarkable women who visibly impact their communities, our region, and the world.

Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Company, LLP, is a prominent Twin Cities CPA firm providing accounting, audit, tax and consulting services to companies and individuals. Founded in 1940, the firm has more than 120 employees. LBL is a founding member of the Leading Edge Alliance, the second largest international association of independent CPA firms with more than 180 firms in 100 countries.