Mission & Vision

Mission Statement: RISCPA/RI Business Forum Mission

RISCPA/RI Business Forum’s mission is to empower individuals and businesses through comprehensive financial education, collaborative initiatives, and providing access to a versatile network of innovation and resources. Our unwavering commitment is to cultivate financial well-being, advocate for responsible financial practices, and nurture a supportive community that propels our members towards achieving their financial goals.

Vision Statement: Empowering Financial Futures

Our vision at RISCPA/RI Business Forum is to be the foremost statewide membership advocacy organization, dedicated to fostering a landscape where every individual and business achieves financial success. We are powering a sustainable future by transforming the way people work together, guided by responsible practices, and empowered through advocacy, to ensure a prosperous and inclusive financial future for all.

Since 1907

Everything at Your Fingertips

Founded January 18, 1907

Serving individuals in public practice, law, finance, insurance, industry, government, & education.

As the foremost advocate and invaluable resource for businesses in the state, RISCPA/RI Business Forum passionately advocates for the principles of free enterprise, economic competitiveness, and sustained growth. Our unwavering commitment is geared towards advancing the interests and prosperity of the business community, fostering an environment conducive to innovation, opportunity, and shared success.

Rhode Island’s Only Statewide Industry Platform and CPA Resource

Rhode Island's largest network of CPAs, Financial Professionals and Industry Leaders. Powerful political advocacy at the State House. Cutting-edge continuing education and career development. Member-exclusive savings and benefits, including our all new ICONIA Insurance Platform

Join us as we redefine excellence in professional collaboration and support.

Course Catalog

RISCPA continues to offer high-quality, up-to-date, professional education. We hope you will choose RISCPA as your educational provider of choice.

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RI Technology Innovation Center

RISCPA’s RI Technology Innovation Center, funded through President Biden’s Infrastructure Package is working with students at the state’s colleges and universities utilizing data analytics to solve business challenges and create new opportunities to expand or export.

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RISCPA/RI Business Forum:

  • Industry and member events that bring state, business and industry leaders together.
  • Unmatched political advocacy to support a strong economic climate and positive regulatory environment.
  • Leading the way on technology and innovation
  • National CPE programs and conferences
  • Digital News Release keeps members up to date with breaking news, updates and legislative and regulatory changes
  • Founding member, RI Business Coalition
  • Technology transformation to keep the CPA profession moving forward
  • Real Jobs RI Partnership allows our members to grow their talent pipeline and encourage professional development
  • ICONIA insurance benefits platform providing cutting edge – exclusive programs to attract and retain top talent

“Working with RISCPA/RI Business Forum allows RIMA to provide additional resources, innovation and support to our members. Our new ICONIA insurance exchange partnership is a first of its kind in the United States.”

- David Chenevert, Rhode Island Manufacturers Association Executive Director