Springfield, MO – KPM CPAs & Advisors (KPM) is excited to announce the firm’s first international award! KPM was recently honored with the 2016 Edge Award for Outstanding Community Service from The Leading Edge Alliance   (LEA Global), which honors the most creative and productive firm initiative or program for community service. The announcement was made at the organization’s recent 2016 Edge Awards Ceremony during their Fall North American Conference in Houston, Texas and was attended by three KPM shareholders who accepted the award.


“I am so proud of KPM’s staff and management for supporting our first communityfocused program, KPM CARES (Community Action Requires Engaged Societies), which launched in August 2015 and has produced big results! In addition to our three unique firm programs, Casual for a Cause, Community Cash, and Membership Matters, KPM also is dedicated to supporting the United Way of the Ozarks and Westport Elementary School’s Cents of Pride Store. KPM has given their time and money to support these noble causes – totaling 155 organizations supported, $275,500 dollars donated, and 2,120 hours volunteered,” said KPM Marketing Director Crystal Mapp.


This is KPM’s first year as a member of LEA Global. Founded in 1999, LEA Global is the second largest international association in the world, creating a highquality alliance of 220 firms focused on accounting, financial, and business advisory services. LEA Global firms operate in 617 offices in more than 100 countries, giving clients of LEA Global firms access to the knowledge, skills, and expertise of 2,222 partners and 23,437 staff members.


About KPM CPAs & Advisors

Since 1966, KPM has served a variety of industries and clientele, providing accounting, audit, tax, and consulting services to help their clients prosper. For years, KPM has held the position of second largest CPA firm in Southwest Missouri and was recently ranked one of the top 20 firms in the Midwest by Accounting Today and a top 300 firm by INSIDE Public Accounting. They are a member of The Leading Edge Alliance and have office locations in Springfield and Branson.