Noble Accounting Leadership
Kevin Matthews, FCCA, CFE, CAT
Founder & President
Kevin has over 20 years of experience as an auditor, cost accountant, Controller, Vice President of Finance & Administration, and Chief Financial Officer. In England Kevin worked for 6 years in the accounting department of a $120m regional hospital. After moving to the US and a brief time in the transportation and high-tech industries, he returned to the nonprofit world. He has more than 15 years of experience as a CFO and has been providing those services on a consulting basis since 2005.
Kevin graduated with Distinction from the University of Westminster in London, England and qualified as a Certified Accounting Technician, before going on to become a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants, a worldwide accounting qualification that is the equivalent of the US CPA. After realizing that nonprofit organizations and small businesses are frequently victims of fraud he decided to train to become a Certified Fraud Examiner to help clients implement systems to prevent fraud.
Kevin’s extensive background in financial management has given him a sharp point of view on the needs and inner workings of non-profit organizations and small businesses; which provides Noble clients a holistic expertise on what long-term financial approach works best for them.
Bern has over thirty years of corporate finance and management experience, including Turnaround Specialist, General Manager, CEO, CFO, Vice President of Finance, Controller and Treasurer. He has served on the boards of several local nonprofit organizations and has been able to bring his extensive corporate experience to the nonprofit sector.
After realizing that there is huge need for financial expertise in nonprofits, he joined Kevin Matthews at Noble Accounting, LLC to provide accounting and CFO services to nonprofit organizations on a full-time basis.
Bern attended university on a Commonwealth academic scholarship graduating from the University of New South Wales, Australia with degrees in Finance and Law. He was admitted to practice law, though he never has, as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1979.