Kevin is a frequent speaker at meetings of public sector finance officers. For example, he has addressed the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers, the California Municipal Treasurers Association, the State Association of County Auditor Controllers and the Nevada Government Finance Officers Association. If you are interested in having Kevin speak at an upcoming meeting or conference, click the button below.
He has also published several articles and blog posts about local government administrative operations.
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Kevin W. Harper, CPA
Kevin is a California CPA with 28 years of professional experience, entirely in service to local government. For many years he led Deloitte & Touche Northern California Public Sector practice, where he was responsible for the quality of their services to all Northern California public sector clients. He has performed over 300 local government finance and management audits and has worked with dozens of local governments, providing auditing, consulting and interim financial management services. Kevin also brings a unique knowledge of public sector information systems to his clients, having spent two years working with PeopleSoft in the Education and Government practice of PeopleSoft Consulting.
Kevin is an elected official, serving on the New Haven Unified School District Board of Trustees and previously serving as elected City Auditor of the City of Alameda. Kevin has also served in interim financial management positions for numerous local governments, including:
He has also served on several boards and commissions including:
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.