Fiske & Company (Fiske), a boutique women-owned accounting, valuation, litigation consulting and forensic accounting firm, announced Chief Operating Officer (COO) Katie Gilden, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, CVA has made equity partner.
She has been the firm’s COO since 2020 overseeing the firm’s overall operations and strategic planning. She has also been integrally involved with the firm’s Forensic Accounting and Business Valuation Litigation support practice groups since joining the firm in 2009.
“Katie has been a ‘Rock Star’ helping lead the firm and establishing herself as one of the Go-To financial forensics and litigation support professionals in the marketplace,” said Sheri Fiske Schultz, CPA/ABV/CFF, managing partner, Fiske & Company. “We appreciate her passion, dedication, and tremendous work ethic.”
Prior to joining Fiske & Company, Gilden was a principal at a boutique consulting firm, specializing in forensic accounting investigations of complex financial matters related to civil litigation and bankruptcy.
She has provided accounting and litigation support in the areas of fraud and professional negligence; evaluating and assessing accounting and audit work papers; assisting Trustees, Receivers, Debtors-in-possession, and Assignees for the Benefit of Creditors in carrying out various accounting and financial aspects of their fiduciary duties.
Gilden is well known among accounting and legal professionals in South Florida for her vast experience in the field and effectiveness as a financial expert. She is accredited in business valuation and in financial forensics (AICPA), holds certifications as fraud examiner, and a public accountant with the State of Florida.
She attended the University of Miami where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in accounting; and simultaneously earned a Master of Science (MS) degree in taxation and later earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA).
Katie is based in Fiske’s Fort Lauderdale office.
About Fiske & Company
Established in 1972, Fiske & Company is one of South Florida’s leading CPA firms, offering accounting, tax, accounting and consulting services to individuals and businesses, as well as to legal and financial professionals seeking expert advice and support on behalf of their respective clients. In addition to tax and accounting, the firm focuses its practice on business valuation, litigation support and forensic accounting.
Fiske & Company is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting, and service firms with similar client service goals. The BDO Alliance USA presents an opportunity for firms to expand services to clients without jeopardizing our existing relationships or our autonomy by accessing the resources of BDO USA, LLP and other Alliance members.
Fiske & Company is WBENC Certified. Fiske & Company has offices in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach counties. For more information, visit their website at www.fiskeco.com or call 954-236-8600.