Kimberly Applewhite, the heart of Applewhite Accounting Inc., has more than 25 years accounting experience. That experience has positioned Applewhite Accounting Inc. as a FULL SERVICE ACCOUNTING PRACTICE that solves challenges and meets the needs of small and mid-sized businesses. This expertise is valuable and valued across a wide spectrum of industries. The corporate office location is inTorrance,CA; however, the reach of ABS extends across state borders and local locations. The power of technology and modern day transportation enables ABS to work remotely and effectively with all of its clients, no matter the location.
The passion for accounting has been in Kimberly’s blood since her 10th grade accounting class atCrenshawHigh School. After graduating high school, she received her Advanced Bookkeeping Certificate from the United College of Business and her Associate’s Degree fromSanta MonicaCollege. She attended classes in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting atCalState – Northridge (CSUN). In December 2001; Kimberly completed this phase of her educational journey, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree fromCalState – Dominguez Hills.
Kimberly’s plan is to continue to pursue her thirst for knowledge and quest for education by continuing her education at the Keller Graduate School of Management in dual studies: CPA/MBA.
Prior to establishing ABS, in 2006, Kimberly Applewhite worked in ‘Corporate America’ and juggled free lance work while raising her daughter. The eight hour days, working with personal clients, and the responsibilities of motherhood dictated that changes needed to be made. Taking a leap of faith in her gifted abilities and passion, Applewhite Accounting Inc. was launched.
Kimberly Applewhite is currently a member of:
- AIPB (American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers)
- NATP (National Association of Tax Professionals)
- NASE (National Association of Self-Employed)
- CTEC (CaliforniaTax Educational Council – Registered Tax Preparer)