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KAYE L.

KENDRICK, CPA
1606 North Meridian Road
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 509-5927
kk824904@westpost.net
PROFILE
Highly accomplished executive offering extensive experience, poised for a VP or
Director level role that involves leading a team, articulating vision and defini
ng performance goals. True value is the ability to formulate strategy, build pro
cess and install qualified professionals to execute. Specialize in engagements f
or clients seeking transformation or advancement. Experience with a broad base o
f organizations in diverse industries and at different stages of evolution.

* Consulting Management
* Performance & Financial Auditing
* Performance Management
* Strategic & Business Planning
* Quality Assurance
* Cost & Process Analysis
* Organizational Transition
* Systems Development

EXPERIENCE & ACHIEVEMENTS


KAYE KENDRICK ENTERPRISES, LLC, Tallahassee, FL 2003 to Present
Principal Consultant/Auditor: Strategically guided the establishment of this con
sultancy, which specializes in internal auditing, program evaluation, technology
implementation, strategic and operational planning, risk assessment, organizati
onal transition, business process improvement, project management and customer r
esearch. Hold senior responsibility for new business development, client engagem
ent management and deliverables.
* Built the strategic business plan for the Private Corrections Institute to pur
sue funding for corrections privatization. Specified KPIs, indicated financials
and articulated accomplishments.
* Directed a performance evaluation initiative of Blueprint 2000, a government e
ntity formed to execute infrastructure projects in a holistic manner in Tallahas
see and Leon County.
* Led an external QA review for the Leon County School District, to measure comp
liance with global auditing standards, organizational placement for independence
and risk assessment.
* Established an evaluation system for performance measurement development as th
e Leon and Gadsden County Early Learning Coalitions prepared to merge policy, bu
dgets and operations.
* Audited the State of Colorado Comprehensive and Primary Preventive Care Grant
Program, designed to provide low income, uninsured residents' primary and preven
tive care services.
* Conducted Inspector General functions of the North Florida Water Management Di
strict, involving risk assessment, audit planning and performance review.
FLORIDA TAXWATCH RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INC., Tallahassee, FL 2007 to 2009
Senior Vice-President, Research: Directed the research team conducting efficienc
y studies of local government agencies, to formulate a response to a membership
base upset over higher property values without lower millage rates. Led addition
al research in a broad range of state and local government issues affecting publ
ic policy, education, the economy, and health and human services. Controlled the
research agenda, prioritized assignments, assigned staff and ensured timely rep
orting.
* Managed an economic impact study for the Florida Boys & Girls Clubs that inclu
ded a comparative analysis of student performance.
* Identified several savings initiatives for the City of Jacksonville, to streng
then them to weather the economic downturn and prepare them for the future.
* Defined accountability measures for Escambia County, to promote transparency a
nd facilitate citizens' understanding of county finances.
PKV MANAGEMENT CONSULTING, INC. (a member of the Aleff Group), Tallahassee, FL
1999 to 2003
VP-Chief Financial Officer/Consultant: Integrally contributed to the launch of t
his firm, specializing in performance management consulting with a technology em
phasis. Guided new business development and financial management. Directed consu
lting engagements in strategic planning,
transition management and performance-based budgeting.
KAYE L. KENDRICK, CPA
(850) 509-5927
kk824904@westpost.net
* Defined core services and outcomes measurements for all functions of Santa Cla
ra County, CA, and built an action plan to implement performance-based budgeting
.
* Led strategic planning workshops for the FL Department of Environmental Protec
tion's functions, including park and marine patrol, environmental investigations
and emergency response.
* Defined the transition management strategy to transfer the Florida Marine Patr
ol to a newly created commission within the Florida Department of Environmental
Protection.
* Graphically depicted KPIs for The Able Trust, the Governor's Alliance for Pers
ons with Disabilities, to more strongly align their strategies, goals and execut
ion.
FLORIDA CENTER FOR PUBLIC MANAGEMENT, FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, Tallahassee, FL
1995 to 1999
Senior Management Consultant: Provided expertise in performance-based budgeting,
outcomes measurement, strategic planning and operations to state government age
ncies including the Department of Insurance, State Library, Department of Labor
and Department of Management Services.
* Defined performance strategy and measurement for the Florida Department of Lab
or, Divisions of Administration & Safety, and devised an automated process to co
mpile field data.
* Structured management reporting for the Department of Labor, Office of Chief J
udge, a component of their larger plan to automate the case management system.
* Developed the strategic plan for the Florida Department of Management Services
, which articulated the director's vision, indicated KPIs and clarified training
needs.
LEDGERPLUS OF TALLAHASSEE, INC., Tallahassee, FL 1995 to 1998
Principal Consultant: Strategically guided the launch of this franchise accounti
ng and tax practice. Drove new business development and implemented marketing st
rategies to build the client base.
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT SERVICES, Tallahassee, FL 1988 to 1995
Inspector General: Established and managed the internal audit department, which
chiefly involved leading performance, financial, compliance and information syst
ems audits.
EDUCATION
BS, ACCOUNTING (cum laude), Florida State University
DESIGNATIONS
Certified Public Manager, FSU, Center for Public Management & the State of Flori
da
Certified Internal Auditor, Institute of Internal Auditors
Certified Public Accountant, State of Florida
PRESENTATIONS
* Program Evaluators, Internal Auditors, Performance Measurement
* Assessing the Cost Benefit of Government Program
* Implementing Performance-based Program Budgeting
* Demonstrating Performance with PB2 Measurement Systems: Operational & Technica
l Issues
* Performance Measurement Model for Planning, Budgeting & Management: The Outcom
e/Output
PUBLICATION
"Building a Sustainable Performance Framework," published by the FL Institute of
Technology (2009)
AFFILIATIONS

SE Evaluation Association | American Institute CPAs | FL Institute CPAs | Instit


ute of Internal Auditors

HONORS
1996 LedgerPlus Franchise of the Year | 1994 Florida Certified Public Manager of
the Year