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Accounting & Finance Executive.
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Champion for #TheWERKinMommas™

Nikki Winston, CPA is an accounting expert, CPA exam review instructor, and host of The WERKin’ Mommas podcast. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Nikki advises companies from startups to well-known global organizations on the financial statement impacts of business decisions.


Having worked in corporate America for nearly two decades, Nikki has managed a $26 billion dollar portfolio of securitized assets, built a robust operational risk management function for middle-market companies, and created accounting policies & procedures for clients in the post-merger integration phase. As founder and principal of The Winston CPA Group, a black-owned CPA firm based in Atlanta, Nikki specializes in accounting, controllership, and tax advisory services for the cannabis industry. Because knowledge is power, Nikki shares her financial literacy expertise around building credit, realistic budgeting, and understanding one's relationship with money.


She particularly enjoys helping candidates achieve success as they pursue CPA certification. After passing the CPA exam, Nikki created her own CPA review course to inspire more minorities to pursue certification. The Winston CPA Exam Readiness Program's initial launch in 2019 had a 100% pass rate for first-time candidates!


Nikki has been a featured speaker at accounting conferences across the country and her career advice for millennials has been featured by Forbes, the Ellevate Network, and Reader’s Digest. She also received the Rising Buckeye Award by The Ohio State University, a special recognition of alumni who positively impact the community through public service.


Catch Nikki on social media @NikkWinstonCPA sharing accounting insights, career development tips, and all things mom-life.

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