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Edgar Madsen Receives the 2023 Luca Pacioli Accounting Impact Award

Edgar Madsen Receives the 2023 Luca Pacioli Accounting Impact Award

We are thrilled to shine a spotlight on one of our esteemed volunteers, Edgar Madsen, Director of the USA Office for Family of Christ International, whose dedication to both his profession and humanitarian endeavors exemplifies the spirit of service we hold dear at Family of Christ International.

Championing Humanitarian Support

Edgar, a licensed Certified Public Accountant with Madsen, O'Meara and Company in Bloomington, Minnesota, recently received the prestigious 2023 Luca Pacioli Accounting Impact Award from Thomson Reuters. This award celebrates individuals who not only excel in the field of accounting but also demonstrate a profound commitment to making a positive impact on society.

The announcement of Edgar's achievement came during the SYNERGY 2023 conference, Thomson Reuters' largest annual user event, held in Denver, Colorado. Among a pool of talented professionals, Edgar stood out for his exceptional contributions to the field, earning him this distinguished honor.

Thomson Reuters Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, serves professionals across legal, tax, accounting, compliance, government and media. Its Tax and Accounting Professionals segment serves tax, accounting and audit professionals with research and workflow products.

The Luca Pacioli Accounting Awards, named after the renowned "father of accounting," recognize individuals who embody Pacioli's innovative spirit and expertise in both accounting and technology. Elizabeth Beastrom, President of Tax and Accounting Professionals Segment at Thomson Reuters, emphasized the significance of this award, highlighting Pacioli's foundational role in shaping modern accounting practices.

Family of Christ humanitarian aid workers in Ukraine.

Volunteers Making a Difference

What truly sets Edgar apart is not only his mastery of accounting principles but also his unwavering commitment to service. Despite being honored with the Luca Pacioli Accounting Impact Award, Edgar was unable to attend the SYNERGY conference in person. Why? Because he was selflessly serving in Ukraine, a testament to his dedication to making a difference in the lives of others.

Edgar's actions reflect the core values of Family of Christ International: faith, community, and a profound sense of purpose. His willingness to prioritize service over personal recognition embodies the essence of our organization's mission—to serve God's Kingdom through acts of kindness and compassion.

As we celebrate Edgar's remarkable achievement, we are reminded of the profound impact that individuals like him can have on the world. His commitment to excellence in both his profession and service to others serves as an inspiration to us all.

Join us in congratulating Edgar Madsen on receiving the Luca Pacioli Accounting Impact Award and in expressing our heartfelt gratitude for his exemplary dedication to making the world a better place—one act of service at a time.

Together, let us continue to strive for excellence and to spread love and compassion wherever we go.

Contact us to learn more about how you can join us in our mission to make a positive impact on the world.

Volunteers working in a food bank.


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