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Nikole MackenzieNikole Mackenzie is the Founder and CEO of Momentum Accounting, a 100% US-based remote team of business-savvy accountants and technology experts who help like-minded creative agencies and other professional service companies scale from $1 million to $10 million in annual recurring revenue.

Nikole and her team help agency owners save money, increase revenue, stay compliant, save time, and eliminate stress, ultimately giving them the freedom to scale their recurring revenue businesses to an eventual multimillion-dollar exit. Nikole is a recovering CPA who has led hundreds of owners to revitalize their accounting departments by helping them save money, increase revenue, stay compliant, save time, and eliminate stress.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Nikole Mackenzie shares her entrepreneurial journey and why she started a business of her own
  • What are the benefits of creating an exceptional customer service experience?
  • How Momentum Accounting is different from a traditional accounting firm
  • Nikole reflects on the change in the accounting model options that are available to small businesses today
  • The new wave of the availability of tools and resources that integrate with your existing systems
  • Nikole discusses how she got involved with EO San Francisco and the value it brings to entrepreneurs

In this episode…

When is it the right time to pursue something unstable, or should you choose stability instead? During your entrepreneurial journey, you will be faced with taking a risk or playing it safe. Your experiences and goals will affect the decisions you make.

Nikole Mackenzie followed the stable option throughout the first part of her career as a CPA, but she knew she needed to take a risk to reach her goals and do her own thing her way. Nikole knew that business owners needed more than someone to do their books once a quarter — they needed someone to help them make those all-important financial decisions. She didn’t enjoy being a CPA at a traditional firm and knew she could do more for her clients, which led her to take that leap of faith, so she founded Momentum Accounting. They are more than your traditional accounting firm that does your books — they’re small business gurus. Whether it’s seamless invoicing that keeps customers paying on time or forward-looking forecasts, they’ve got great advice and innovative ideas to share. Now Nikole helps others navigate their entrepreneurial journey through her thriving, innovative business, easygoing approach, and contagious enthusiasm.

In this episode, host John Corcoran welcomes the Founder and CEO of Momentum Accounting, Nikole Mackenzie, to the show. She shares stories from being a CPA and the lessons she learned that led her to found Momentum Accounting. Nikole discusses creating an exceptional customer service experience, building customer loyalty, and how much value entrepreneurs can get from being involved in EO San Francisco or any chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization.

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Sponsor for this episode…

EO San Francisco

This episode is brought to you by EO San Francisco.

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global, peer-to-peer network of more than 14,000+ influential business owners with 198 chapters in 61 countries.

If you are the founder, co-founder, owner, or controlling shareholder of a company generating over $1 million a year in revenues, and want to connect with other like-minded successful entrepreneurs, EO is for you.

The EO San Francisco chapter enables leading entrepreneurs in the Bay area to learn, grow, and achieve greater success.

The EOSF chapter was founded in 1991, and today we have over 100 members in industries ranging from marketing to agriculture to tech and professional services.

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This episode is also brought to you by my company, Pacific Crest Group.

Pacific Crest Group provides outsourced CFO, Controller, and bookkeeping services. You can learn more about us at

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