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A’Shira Nelson Appointed to OSPCA’s Board of Directors

OSCPA Board of Directors - A'Shira Nelson

CLEVELAND, Ohio – (June 17, 2021)  

Apple Growth Partners (AGP), award-winning accounting and business advisory firm, is proud to announce A’Shira Nelson, CPA, has been appointed to The Ohio Society of CPA’s (OSCPA) Board of Directors. Read more from the OSCPA here.

About A’Shira Nelson

Nelson has achieved success in the accounting and finance industry, along with building her own social media brand as a budgeting expert for millennial women. Nelson has a robust background in accounting, with a decade of experience in audit, tax, and public accounting roles. Her expertise is in tax planning and preparation for S-corporations and partnerships with revenue up to $50 million, as well as experience with high-net-worth individuals. Her tax background includes health care, real estate, professional services, and manufacturing. Nelson leads AGP’s IMPACT initiative for black business owners. In addition, she is a member of AGP’s COVID-19 Response Team, hosting several webinars for business owners navigating COVID-19 disruption.

In 2020, A’Shira was named one of Crain’s Cleveland Forty Under 40. Nelson served as the treasurer of both the Delta Sigma Theta sorority and the National Association of Black Accountants. Additionally, she is a volunteer for the College Now mentoring program and Growing Up Great. Nelson hosts her own television show on PBS titled “Forum 360,” where she interviews local residents, including women business owners.

Nelson is the creator of “Savvy Girl Money,” a social media community, with 17K Instagram followers and 1,500 YouTube subscribers. Savvy Girl Money is focused on helping millennial women reach their financial goals. Her posts feature content on budgeting, open enrollment, understanding liabilities and assets, planning for retirement, debt management, and personal examples. Her account combines her CPA knowledge with her passion for educating women on growing their financial empires and managing wealth.

About Apple Growth Partners

Apple Growth Partners is an award-winning accounting and business advisory firm with more than 75 years of helping grow local businesses. With offices in Cleveland, Akron, and Canton, AGP offers a full range of services including audit and assurance, tax planning and compliance, business valuation, litigation consulting, employee stock ownership plans, and advisory services. To learn more, visit