Washington, DC – Thursday, October 19, 2017– Ankura Consulting (Ankura) announced today the appointment of Kimberly Kolar as a Managing Director. Based in the Washington, DC headquarters, Ms. Kolar brings 20 years of experience in financial accounting and reporting, auditing, and investigations.
Before joining Ankura, Ms. Kolar spent nearly 10 years at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, most recently as a PCAOB assistant director in the Division of Enforcement and Investigations. While there, she focused on matters involving potential violations of PCAOB professional standards and various Securities and Exchange Commission regulations. Ms. Kolar also spent a significant amount of time performing inspections of Big Four accounting firms within the Division of Registration and Inspections. In addition, she worked in the Office of the Chief Auditor, assisting the PCAOB with its standard-setting initiatives. Earlier in her career, Ms. Kolar was a senior manager at a Big Four accounting firm.
Philip Daddona, Ankura Co-President, stated, “We are excited to welcome Kim to Ankura. She is a seasoned practitioner with deep expertise in public company auditing and financial accounting matters which will allow her to provide insightful perspectives to our clients. Her PCAOB enforcement, inspection, and standard-setting expertise will add even more depth to our best-in-class team. Kim’s values and commitment to our culture of collaboration make her an outstanding fit for Ankura.”