KANSAS CITY, Mo. — RubinBrown is proud to announce Sharon Latimer, CPA, partner in RubinBrown's Assurance Services Group and recipient of KC Business magazine's esteemed 2014 Most Influential Women award, is a nominee for the Kansas Society of CPA's Fifth Annual AICPA/KSCPA Women to Watch awards. Latimer is one of six contenders in the Experienced Leader category, which is comprised of women who hold leadership position,within their firm. Category winners will be announced Nov. 19 at the Women to Watch Awards Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency in Wichita, Kan.
In its fifth year, the AICPA/KSCPA Women to Watch awards celebrate the talent these women bring to the CPA profession based on leadership experience, company and community involvement as well as mentorship abilities.
A diligent leader of the not-for-profit practice in RubinBrown's Kansas City office, Sharon spearheads practice development activities, trains new team members and directly serves up to 25 not-for-profit clients annually. Based on her current leadership efforts within the firm and more than 25 years of public accounting experience, Latimer quickly stepped into a mentorship role upon joining RubinBrown in 2007.
In addition to her leadership within RubinBrown, Latimer shares her wealth of knowledge and experience with the local community. Actively involved in multiple professional organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Kansas City Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri State Peer Review Oversight Board, Latimer's efforts are held in high esteem in Kansas City. Latimer devotes her time outside of work to Susan G. Komen for the Cure Greater Kansas City, where she serves as a board member and treasurer. Additionally, she serves as a volunteer for Race for the Cure and the Annual Pink Promise Brunch.
RubinBrown is one of the nation’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, with 500 team members working from offices in Denver, Kansas City and St. Louis, including a satellite office in St. Louis’ CORTEX Innovation District. Founded in 1952, the firm’s team members establish best practices within specific industry segments and work to serve the community both inside and outside the workplace. Our mission is to help clients build and protect value, while at all times honoring the responsibility to serve the public interest. RubinBrown is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a high-quality, dedicated network of 161 independent firms in 137 countries. For more information, visit www.rubinbrown.com.
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