Peyton Burch, CPA, CITP, is a senior channel executive with Intacct. He is a nationally recognized expert in managing high-performing value added reseller (VAR) organizations and building high impact relationships with both software publishers and customers. He joined Intacct in October of 2010 and is engaged in Channel Partner sales and enablement efforts. Mr. Burch is a sought-after speaker at AICPA and accounting industry conferences. His firm was awarded Accounting Technology’s Pacesetter designation for seven consecutive years. Mr. Burch is actively involved in the AICPA and the Information Technology Alliance (ITA). Mr. Burch began his career in 1986 as a Senior Consultant with Arthur Andersen & Co.’s Management Information Consulting Division and went on to lead several prestigious VAR businesses. As President of Houston-based Burch Consultants, he built the firm into a nationally recognized industry leader. As part of the Intacct team, Mr. Burch leverages his strong ties to the CPA and reseller communities to help evolve the Intacct VAR program. Previously, he served as Director of Partner Programs at Deltek.Mr. Burch obtained a bachelors degree in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and a Masters in Professional Accounting) from the University of Texas at Austin. He became a Certified Public Accountant in 1989. Mr. Burch has served on the AICPA Technology Conference Committee for the past six years and as Chairman of the 2008 - 2011 Conferences. He currently leads the ITA Membership Committee and serves on the AICPA CITP Credential Committee. In 2010, he was recognized by Accounting Today as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting.