Kim A. Vandergrift , CPA joined Herbein + Company in 2021 as a partner, following the 2021 combination of Tubiello-Harr & Associates and Herbein. She has nearly 30 years of public accounting experience, including service at a Mid Atlantic regional CPA advisory firm.
Kim mentors and trains staff and serves on several committees responsible for designing and implementing training programs for clients and firm personnel. After her regional firm employment, Kim served two years in chief accounting roles in private industry, where her duties included managing, supervising, and training staff, preparation of financial reports and budgets for the Board of Directors, internal financial analysis used to evaluate the business and implementation of new computer systems.
Kim serves a variety of industries including manufacturing and distribution, not-for-profit, financial institutions, and benefit plans. Her clients have ranged from mid-market privately owned industries to publicly traded SEC registrants. Kim advises clients on technical financial reporting issues, implementing new accounting standards, designing, and documenting internal control structures, advising regarding financing needs, financial projections, and management of their businesses.
Kim is highly experienced in delivering CFO advisory services, designed to strengthen your finance team when you do not have a CFO on staff - or when your internal CFO needs a support team for interim projects. She evaluates all areas that affect the financial and operational success of your business, by developing and executing high-level strategies and action plans. Whether you’re a small business, a startup, or a large corporation, Kim focuses on maximizing cash flow, improving profitability, and optimizing the financial health of your organization.
“We are able to dig in on issues that are critical to businesses, their owners, and their teams. It's personally and professionally satisfying to see the impact we make, and our clients are so appreciative.”
Professional Certifications / Education
Kim is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).
She earned a B.S.B.A., magna cum laude from Shippensburg University (major in accounting/minor in economics).
Kim is a graduate of Leadership Lehigh Valley (2002) and Dale Carnegie training.
Kim served as both Valley Youth House board and finance committee member and audit committee chair (2006-2011). She has also served as a board member/treasurer for Leadership Lehigh Valley – NACVAC and as committee chair for Boy Scouts of America Troop 79.