Kim Wallin

Title: IFAC Board Technical Advisor for Lisa Padmore

Country: United States

Kim Wallin is currently in private practice at her CPA firm, D.K. Wallin Ltd. In 2006 she was elected to be the Controller for the State of Nevada where she served two terms. During that time, she still maintained her practice. As Controller she was a leader in working to improve financial reporting, transparency and accountability in the public sector.

In 2013 she received the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers President's Award for her work in improving disclosure of financial information for investors in municipal bonds. Also in 2013, she was given the Excellence in Government Award by the Association of Government Accountants for her advocacy of improved government accountability, for the use of technology to improve government performance and for clear, concise reporting to the public.

As chair of the Institute of Management Accountants’ Strategic Planning Committee, and then as Chair of IMA's Global Board of Directors, Ms. Wallin led the early development of a comprehensive global strategy which resulted in IMA's current global footprint of more than 117,000 members in 130 countries. As an IMA global board member, she continues to be involved in IMA's global strategy and planning for the role of accountants in the future.

Ms. Wallin was recently appointed as a Commissioner on the Nevada Commission on Ethics. She has most recently served on a Congressional Commission as a Commissioner on the Evidence-Based Policy Making Commission.

Ms. Wallin is a lifetime member of IMA and NASACT. She is also a member of the American Institute of CPA and the Nevada Society of CPAs. Ms. Wallin is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting.

 

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