Dark Horse’s Revolutionary Model for CPAs and Clients with Chase Birky


Venture into the accounting realm with none other than Chase Birky, founder of Dark Horse CPAs— a firm that’s galloping ahead of the competition by empowering small businesses and accounting professionals alike.

With an innovative platform designed to incorporate outsourced teams and private wealth management, Dark Horse is redefining value for CPAs and clients.

Explore the personal entrepreneurial journey, highlighting the balance between commitment to business and personal life, as well as the emotional toll that comes with the territory of being a business owner. Chase opens up about his transition from big four accounting to the helm of Dark Horse and the innovations that keep them unique amid private equity’s watchful eye.

The journey doesn’t stop there. Learn how Dark Horse stands out by offering CPAs growth, equity, and incentives— a cocktail of opportunities rivalling what some might expect from a private equity model, yet still personifying a touch of entrepreneurial freedom and support. And of course, we’ll touch upon the crucial support networks required in such a demanding field, underscoring the importance of community, family, and technological tools like Bill, our exclusively featured sponsor, that glue businesses together.

So, whether you’re a CPA looking to leap onto a new saddle or simply keen on the foresight that’s driving modern firms forward, grab your headphones, and let’s embark on a journey into the evolving world of accounting with Chase Birky and Jason Blumer as your guides.

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  • Audio Engineering by: 9/8 Central
  • Produced by: Jason Blumer
About our host: Jason Blumer

Jason founded Thriveal in 2010 as a way to help entrepreneurial CPA firm owners connect, learn, and grow. He serves as the Visionary and CEO of Thriveal, and his partner Julie Shipp serves as the Integrator and COO of the organization. Since 2010, Thriveal has helped many small firms grow by providing a community, coaching services, webinars, firm consulting, monthly growth groups, and live events. Deeper Weekend is the annual live event by Thriveal, now in its 10th year.

Jason is also the CEO of Blumer & Associates, CPAs. The firm was one of the first to move from a traditional office to a virtual environment in 2012, where they serve as an advisory firm for the design, marketing, and creative agency services niches. He and his partner focus on business consulting and coaching with the owners and partners of firms and agencies, while their team meets the technical and financial compliance needs of the customer.

Jason is the host of two…

Jason Blumer

CEO, Thriveal; CEO, Blumer & Associates, CPAs.

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