Building The Premier Accounting Firm

Being a Disruptor as an Accounting Professional w/ Ryan Lazanis

Roger Knecht

Roger Knecht

President of Universal Accounting Center

Episode Details


Overview: Being a Disruptor as an Accounting Professional 


The premise of building the premier accounting firm is based upon the unique services we each choose to offer.  Listen as Ryan and Roger discuss why and how you can become a disruptor within the space of accounting to find and retain new clients.

Also, hear what Ryan has to share about growing an accounting business to the point that someone acquires it.  What did it take to achieve it and the lessons he learned along the way?  He has some good advice so be ready to take some notes.

Pay attention to what he has to say about “coaching” and its value in building your business.


Your Host: Roger Knecht, president of Universal Accounting Center

Our Guest: Ryan Lazanis, CPA

About Our Guest: Ryan Lazanis

Ryan Lazanis, CPA, CA founded Xen Accounting in 2013, a 100% cloud-based accounting firm. Following its acquisition in 2018, Ryan started Future Firm, which helps firm owners design and implements an online, scalable firm that supports their ideal lifestyle. He also sends a weekly newsletter to 2,500+ firm leaders that want to receive exclusive content & tips to help them create an online, scalable firm of their own.




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