Sometimes organizations influence and shape their leaders. Other times the leaders shape their organizations. Every once in a while, however, a leader influences not only their firm, but, with the help of their staff, they significantly impact the community around them. Such is the case with Sandy Abalos and her firm, Abalos & Associates, P.C. in Phoenix, Ariz.“We do things differently here. We’re not your average CPA firm, right, we’re not your average bear,” Sandy Abalos, Managing Partner of Abalos & Associates, tells AccountingWEB.