Ronald Kiima

Mr. Ronald Kiima CPA

President, Kiima Incorporated

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Council Member Biography

Ronald A. Kiima, CPA, is former Assistant Chief Accountant for the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Mr. Kiima is currently President of Kiima Incorporated, a private consulting firm specializing in SEC accounting and disclosure issues, SEC registration statements and periodic reports, SEC investigations and enforcement proceedings, corporate governance and risk management (including compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002), investor relations and communications, due diligence and investigatory procedures, and litigation support and testimony. His firm’s clients include, among others, SEC registrants, IPO candidates, public accounting and law firms, and continuing professional education providers. Through his firm, Mr. Kiima also serves as a principal technical advisor to numerous investment banking firms, mutual funds, and hedge funds on matters of SEC, accounting, and financial reporting compliance. Prior to founding Kiima Incorporated, Mr. Kiima served in a number of increasingly responsible positions with the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance in Washington DC, his last five years there as Assistant Chief Accountant. During his eight-year tenure with the SEC, he had oversight responsibility for a number of industry sectors including, among others, high technologies, retailing, miscellaneous services, manufacturing, banking and insurance, metals and mining, healthcare, and real estate. (This is me - Update Profile)

Employment History

1997 - Unspecified
President , Kiima Incorporated
1997 - Unspecified
President, Kiima Incorporated
1997 - 1998
Manager Financial Compliance, Reporting and Speci, Coldwater Creek, Inc.
1988 - 1990
Shareholder/Partner, Jones & Associates
1987 - 1997
Assistant Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
1985 - 1987
Accountant/Auditor, Ernst & Whinney LLP (Ernst & Young LLP predecessor)