Kevin is a frequent speaker at meetings of public sector finance officers. Some of his past speaking engagements include:
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Kevin has published several articles about local government administrative operations.
He has also created numerous financial and administrative tools to help local governments with their operations.
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Kevin W. Harper, CPA
Owner, Managing Partner
Kevin is a certified public accountant in California with over 30 years of professional experience, entirely in service to local government.
Before opening his own firm, he led Deloitte & Touche’s Northern California Public Sector practice for nearly two decades, where he helped improve financial and administrative processes for all of their Northern California public sector clients.
Kevin has performed over 400 local government finance and management audits and has worked with dozens of local governments, providing auditing, consulting, and interim financial management services. He also has unique knowledge about public sector information systems, having worked for two years in the Education and Government practice of PeopleSoft Consulting.
Kevin has served as elected official of New Haven Unified School District (President and Board Member), and City of Alameda (City Auditor). He has also served in interim financial management positions for numerous local governments, including:
Kevin has served on several boards and commissions including:
Kevin’s experience includes all aspects of governmental financial management including accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, debt financing, pension oversight, process design, risk management, and treasury functions.
He is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association Special Review Committee that performs reviews of comprehensive annual financial reports for the Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting award. He is also a member of the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.