Awards

Fit Small Business’s Top Accounting Influencers of 2018 Top 50 Women in Accounting Sandi was named one of the Top Women in Accounting in 2017 by Practice Ignition. Sandi Smith Leyva was honored to be named one of the 2017 Top 25 Thought Leaders by CPA Practice Advisor.
Sandi Smith Leyva was honored to be named one of the 2016 Top 25 Thought Leaders by CPA Practice Advisor.
Sandi was named one of the 2015 Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Accounting by CPA Practice Advisor.
Sandi Smith Leyva was honored to be named one of the 2015 Top 25 Thought Leaders by CPA Practice Advisor.
Sandi was named one of the 2014 Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Accounting by CPA Practice Advisor.
Sandi Smith Leyva was honored to be named one of the 2014 Top 25 Thought Leaders by CPA Practice Advisor. 2014_winnerSandi Smith Leyva’s Thrive Newsletter was awarded a 2014 Award of Excellence from Apex in the category of One to Two Person-Produced Newsletters.
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Blog was recognized in BuildYourNumbers.com’s Top 100 Accounting Blogs
Sandi Smith Leyva won the Gold Stevie Women in Business Award for 2013 Maverick of the Year. Sandi Smith Leyva won a 2013 Community Choice Award from Small Business Influencer.
  • Ones to Watch Accounting Today Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting, 2013
  • Member of the Year, National Speakers Association of North Texas, 2017-2018
  • Local Group Service Award, North Texas Mensa, 2006
  • Accounting Technology magazine’s Top Technologist of 1998 (one of ten), September 1998
  • Outstanding Service for Top Ten Technologies Effort, American Institute of CPAs, 1998
  • Baird Community Service Award, March 1996
  • Certificate of Merit, Institute of Management Accounting, 1996
  • Public Service Award, American Woman’s Society of CPAs, 1996