K.L. (Fairfax, VA) is currently VP of Accounting reporting directly to the CEO of a mid-sized public company. She has 20+ years of accounting, analysis, and business management experience. K.L. has been with her current company for almost 8 years, initially as a part-time Consultant, promoted to full- time Controller and then VP of Accounting. She manages a staff of five and is responsible for running accounting department operations, financial reporting and analysis, as well as budgeting and audit management for a home warranty company that enrolls over 60,000 new warranties annually. She provided financial leadership as the company transitioned from a private to a public company. From 1998-2004, K.L. was the Controller and VP of a commercial mortgage company with over $80M in annual revenue and over $600M in assets. She began her career in public accounting as an auditor with Arthur Andersen. K.L has advanced Excel skills and is proficient in the use of various business and accounting software systems. K.L. earned her MBA and BS in Accounting from Virginia Tech. She is currently in the process of reactivating her CPA license and expects to have an active CPA license by July 2020.