Honolulu, HI, March 30, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC (ITK), a CPA firm focused on technology management consulting is pleased to announce that Kristi N. Lefforge has joined ITK as director of its Consulting Services division. Kristi will manage a team that will focus on IT auditing and business solutions management.
“Kristi brings a wealth of technical expertise and practical management experience to our firm,” said Donny Shimamoto, CPA.CITP, CGMA, managing director and founder of ITK. “With her CPA.CITP credential, Kristi has a deep understanding of IT risk and its relationship to an organization’s finances and operations – a high need area demonstrated by recent large security breaches.”
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) administers the Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) credential for Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) who specialize in IT. ITK’s Donny Shimamoto and Kristi Lefforge are two of only four practicing CPAs with the CITP credential who are based in Hawaii, and the only two CITPs in Hawaii with enterprise IT expertise.
“I am looking forward to continuing to help Hawaii’s business leaders solve some of their common business problems and manage their technology-related risks,” said Kristi. “I’m excited to join ITK and contribute to the firm’s next generation culture while helping to grow the firm both locally and on the U.S. mainland.”
Kristi has over 20 years of experience leading groups of accounting, consulting, and internal audit professionals. Previously she was the senior manager of the KMH LLP management consulting practice and earlier worked at Honda North America.
Kristi holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Occidental College and is Certified as a Public Accountant (CPA), Information Technology Professional (CITP), Internal Auditor (CIA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). In the community, she serves on the Boards of the YWCA of Oahu and The Institute of Internal Auditors - Hawaii Chapter.
About IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC
IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC (ITK), founded in 2001, is a Hawaii-based CPA firm focused on providing executive-level technology management, enterprise architecture, business performance management, information architecture and management, IT audit and technology risk management, and knowledge management consulting services. ITK’s industry experience includes retail, financial services, higher education and research, construction, hospitality, nonprofits, and professional services (legal, medical, architecture). ITK can be found on the web at www.intraprisetechknowlogies.com.