Bill Kohm, CPA

Director of Assurance Services
Director of Assurance Services

Resumé

Bill has over 21 years of experience providing audit and accounting services in various industries, including natural resources, cooperatives, manufacturing, equine, and retail. He has taken on a variety of projects outside the normal audit procedures, including assisting clients with public filings, internal audit, due diligence procedures, IFRS transition, Section 404 internal controls assessments, bankruptcy accounting, and purchase accounting. Additionally, he has been influential in helping clients implement new accounting standards.

Along with providing excellent client service, Bill has trained countless staff and senior auditors with the focus on understanding the risks of the client’s business and identifying process improvement recommendations. He helps lead the firm’s internal audit team and leads the firm’s energy and cooperative groups.

Speaking Engagements

Bill speaks regularly at local, regional, and national events focused on accounting and auditing matters. For the past 13 years, he has led the firm’s annual accounting update which includes sessions in Lexington and Owensboro for over 250 participants.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants, Natural Resources Planning Committee Chair
The Institute of Internal Auditors
National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives

  • Kentucky Reclamation Guaranty Fund Commission
  • The School for the Creative and Performing Arts at Bluegrass, Board Member and Treasurer
  • Central Kentucky YMCA, Former Board Member, Finance Committee, and Audit Committee Chair
  • Leadership Lexington, Class of 2013-2014

Master of Business Administration, 1996, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, summa cum laude, 1994, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri