LANCASTER, PA (February 26, 2020) – RKL eSolutions’ David M. Cieslak, CPA.CITP, CGMA, GSEC, was recently inducted into the CPA Practice Advisor Accounting Hall of Fame. Cieslak is Chief Cloud Officer and Executive Vice President for the IT consulting company, which is a subsidiary of professional services firm RKL LLP.
Cieslak’s induction took place during the 2020 Accounting Thought Leadership Symposium in Kansas City, Missouri, and is just the latest in a long series of industry accolades for this self-described CPA technologist. Cieslak has been ranked as one of the 100 Most Influential People by Accounting Today for all but two of the last 19 years.
“As our profession continues to evolve, David Cieslak’s focus on technology solutions to optimize accounting and finance is invaluable to RKL’s continued efforts to get our clients future-ready,” said RKL CEO Edward W. Monborne. “We congratulate him on this well-deserved recognition.”
“We’re proud to see David honored for his contributions to the accounting industry and we’re grateful to have this strategic thinker and CPA technologist as part of the RKL eSolutions leadership team,” said Joe Noll, RKL eSolutions President.
As Chief Cloud Officer and EVP, Cieslak leads a team of technology consultants that assists organizations in assessing and selecting cloud-based business process automation solutions for accounting and finance. Before joining RKL eSolutions, Cieslak served for 24 years as a Founder and Principal with Arxis Technology. He is a Sage Intacct Certified Consultant, a Salesforce.com administrator and holds the GIAC Security Essentials Certification.
Cieslak is frequently tapped by the AICPA, CalCPA, other state accounting societies and various business groups as a speaker and advisor on the latest technology solutions. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and resides in Woodland Hills, California.