Peter Margaritis, CPA, is an international speaker, humorist, and the author of “Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership and in Life” and “Taking The Numb Out of Numbers: Explaining and Presenting Financial Information with Confidence and Clarity.” He has a Master’s Degree in Accountancy from Case Western Reserve University and is a licensed, non-practicing, CPA in Ohio. Margaritis has worked for companies such as Price Waterhouse, Victoria's Secret Catalogue, C&S National Bank, and Ohio Dominican University, and is one of the top thought leaders at the Business Learning Institute, the learning and innovation affiliate of the Maryland Association of CPAs. He is also a member of the AICPA, the Georgia Society of CPAs, the Maryland Association of CPAs, the Ohio Society of CPAs, and the National Speakers Association. He is also the past chairman of the Ohio Society of CPAs Executive Board and a former delegate to the AICPA Governing Council. He is currently the president of the Ohio Chapter of the National Speakers Association. He lives in Westerville, Ohio, with his wife, son, and his two Labrador retrievers.