Making a difference – without the billable hour

At CDH, we believe difference makers inspire, innovate and improve our world. We want to be difference makers for our customers and for our people. How are we doing that? For one, we are innovating the model of how a traditional CPA and consulting firm operates. As of...

Remember to Keep it Personal in the Age of Technology

I have to face it. We now live in a world of virtual connectivity (words I had never heard of ten years ago).  A recent blog post was written by our IT Director, Jeff Hays; so to show you we have a well-rounded firm that caters to all levels of technology users, I am...

A Company that Focuses on Mutual Trust and Meaningful Relationships

What inspires me most is that we are a company that focuses on mutual trust and meaningful relationships with our team members and our clients. In 1996, CDH started as a very small 8-person accounting firm in Arlington Heights. What we could rely on at that time was...

Enjoy the Scenery, Get Healthier, and Be More Productive

Spring has arrived!  Instead of sitting around a conference table, I just thought I could use a break and get outside for my meetings.  We are lucky to be in a location where we have a great park with a trail path in front of our building.  Many people have fitness...

I Take It Back

I’m used to telling our younger team members how hard we used to have it during “tax season” (which we now call “opportunity season”) compared to how they have it now. I’d talk about the all-nighters, not seeing the kids for weeks on end, etc., etc.  You...