Kim A. Vandergrift, CPA, CGMA
Kim has over twenty-five years of public accounting experience, most of which was with a top 40 regional accounting firm. Kim has served a variety of industries including manufacturing and distribution, not-for-profits, financial institutions and benefit plans. Clients ranged from mid-market privately owned industries to publicly traded SEC registrants. Kim has assisted clients with addressing technical financial reporting issues, designing and documenting internal control structures, advising regarding financing needs, startup ventures, consulting regarding mergers and acquisitions, financial projections and management. Internally demonstrated leadership by mentoring and training staff, and serving on several committees responsible for designing and implementing training programs for clients and firm personnel and implementing new accounting standards for clients. Subsequent to regional firm employment, Kim served two years in chief accounting roles in private industry; duties included managing, supervising and training staff, preparation of financial reports and budgets for the Board of Directors, internal financial analysis used to evaluate the business and implementation of new computer systems.