St. Louis, - The Anders CPAs + Advisors (Anders) Women's Initiative was honored with the 2017 Leading Edge Alliance (LEA) EDGE Award for Outstanding Women's Leadership Program. This new award, given at the LEA North American Conference in Denver, honors the most creative and productive women's leadership programs.


Anders won the award for revamping the firm's Women's Initiative to focus on improving the quality of advice women entrepreneurs in the community receive. The initiative was recognized for the ability to pull resources from other LEA firms to position Anders as the go-to firm for women-owned businesses and entrepreneurs.


Anders is an affiliate of the Leading Edge Alliance (LEA), the second largest global accounting network in the world. LEA brings together more than 1,600 experienced partners and 23,500 staff members from 450 firms around the globe. This is the ninth EDGE Award for Anders, including awards for the Innovative Firm of the Year, Young Professionals Program and Outstanding Marketing Initiative. Learn more about the Anders Women's Initiative.


About Anders

Anders has nearly 200 partners and staff members, and approximately $30 million in revenue. For over 50 years, Anders has delivered full service accounting, tax, audit and advisory services to growth-oriented closely-held companies, organizations and individuals. The firm also specializes in valuation, forensics, strategic services, technology and financial services. For more information, visit Anders at