President's Messages


Get to Know Frank Sands, CPA, NCCPAP President

Frank Sands, CPA has 41 years’ experience as a CPA. He is the managing principal of Sands Gililland & Company PC, a licensed CPA firm. He moved to Texas in 1978 from Minnesota to take advantage of the positive business climate. He has presented seminars on taxation and has taught accounting at Richland College and done litigation support.

Frank is a member of the Dallas Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs, the Texas Society of CPAs, the National Conference of CPA Practitioners (NCCPAP), serves as President of the Texas Association of CPAs, and serves on the Board of NCCPAP. Frank is also a member of the AICPA and the AICPA Tax Section. He is a member of the North Texas Crime Commission. He served as the Committee Chairman of BSA Troop 714 and is active in his community. He enjoys family travel, sailing, fishing, photography, black powder guns, and tinkering in his shop.

Recent President's Messages

  • President's Message - December 2022

    Blog Entry

    By Frank Sands CPA, National President, NCCPAP Here are a few thoughts from my perspective. We are experiencing challenging times for CPAs, especially for those of us who lead small firms or are sole practitioners. The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and the new Statements on Standards for Tax Services are just a couple of examples of challenges we face. The current hot topic in the accounting profession is Client Advisory Services (CAS). The talk is that this is new, but I am not so sure. It ... Read More

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