Kimberly is the managing partner of BKD’s Houston office and previously served as the North Region industry leader for BKD National Health Care Group. She has 26 years of health care industry experience providing services to health systems, hospitals, behavioral health facilities, long-term care facilities and physician practices. She manages audits of numerous health care providers and is involved in all aspects of health care services, including accounting and auditing, third-party reimbursement consulting and Medicare and Medicaid cost report preparation. She also assists health care clients with special projects, including negotiations with intermediaries, financing and strategic planning.
In 2009, Kimberly was appointed to the national American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Health Care Entities Expert Panel, which focuses on identifying health care audit and accounting issues to bring to the Financial Reporting Executive Committee and served as the panel’s chair from 2014 - 2018. She currently chairs the AICPA’s Health Care Entities Revenue Recognition Task Force. In 2014, she was appointed to the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Principles & Practices Board. In January of 2018, Kimberly was appointed to the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Not-for Profit Advisory Committee (NAC). The NAC works closely with the FASB in an advisory capacity to ensure that perspectives from the not-for-profit sector are communicated in the development of financial and reporting standards.