Kristen Clark CPA, FHFMA - Syracuse Office Managing Partner

Background & Expertise

Kristen is one of our “home grown” partners as well as our first woman partner, having started with firm right out of college. Kristen is a member of our Board of Directors and is the Syracuse Office Managing Partner where she has responsibility for overall client service, partner and employee engagement, and market growth. In addition to this role, Kristen is Practice Leader for the firm’s Professional Excellence Division, which is responsible for overall risk management, quality, and education for the firm. Kristen’s experience has included providing professional services to a wide range of tax-exempt, public authority and healthcare organizations. This experience has included financial audits, special project consulting, and other professional engagements. As a result of her work with healthcare, not-for-profit, and governmental organizations, she has extensive knowledge of cost reports, grant funding requirements, and compliance auditing and reporting.
Kristen received her B.S. degree in Accounting from St. John Fisher College in 1986. She is a fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, where she is a member of a statewide committee on peer reviews.
She is also active in the local civic community as a Board member of Empire Justice Center, a Board member and past president of the Rochester Regional Chapter of the HFMA, a member of St. John Fisher College School of Business Dean’s Leadership Circle, and the United Way Women’s Leadership Council. Kristen was a finalist for the Athena Award and a recipient of the Rochester Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award.