Hillary West and Krystal McCants recently graduated from Upstream- Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA). ELA is a three- year leadership program solely for accounting firms. Participants’ main requirements, among many others, were to pinpoint and achieve particular goals for the following areas:

  • Business Development

  • Client Management

  • Personal Development

  • Team Development

  • Leadership Development

Participants were also required to complete a leadership project that benefited their firm.

 “Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA) has given me the tools to develop long lasting leadership skills that I will use at CST Group. This program gave me insight as to what makes a great leader and how to inspire and motivate others around me. I would like to thank CST Group for giving me the opportunity to go through this program.” - Hillary West, CST Group Principal

“Being able to attend the Emerging Leaders Academy was an invaluable experience and I am grateful to CST Group for offering the opportunity to me. This program provided access to top CPA’s in our industry and resources that have and will continue to help me hone my leadership skills. The lessons I learned will be an important part of my continued growth and success in my career.” - Krystal McCants, CST Group Principal

CST congratulates Hillary and Krystal for completing this prestigious program and would like to thank them for all their hard work.

About CST Group CST Group is a certified public accounting firm serving Northern Virginia and the Washington, DC region for over 45 years. We provide comprehensive accounting, tax, and business advisory services for entrepreneurs, investors, closely held businesses and their owners. We are licensed in Virginia, Maryland, DC and Florida.

To learn more, visit our website https://cst-cpa.com/.