Kristin Fraser

Managing Partner, KPMG LLP

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Background

Kristin is the Managing Partner for the KPMG Providence Office and Audit partner in KPMG’s Boston Business Unit’s Consumer & Industrial Business practice. She has over 20 years of experience providing financial statement audit and audit of internal control services to public and private companies.  She is also responsible for overseeing the delivery of high quality client service, development of marketplace strategy, attracting and retaining key resources, and representing the firm in the marketplace and community for the Greater Rhode Island market.

Professional and Industry Experience

Kristin has provided professional audit services to several large multinational and emerging growth companies in accordance with PCAOB requirements and U.S. GAAP. Her audit experience ranges from SEC filings and Hong Kong Stock Exchange filings and initial public offerings. Kristin’s experience also includes joint ventures in regions such as Chile, Russia and the Middle East.

Kristin’s industry experienced has been focused in the consumer and industrial products industries, including manufacturing, distribution and retail.  Consumer products clients that Kristin currently serves or has previously served include Clarks Companies, FGX International, Hasbro, Samsonite International, TriMark USA, and United Natural Foods.

Kristin is also an IFRS Reviewing Partner and an Employee Benefit Resource Partner.

Other Activities

Kristin is very active in the Rhode Island business community and is involved with numerous charitable organizations.  She currently serves as a board member for the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, the American Heart Association of Southern New England and trustee and executive committee of the Providence Foundation.  She is a former board member of the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, Junior Achievement of Rhode Island and Dorcas Family Literacy Center.  Kristin is also a graduate of Leadership Rhode Island in 2005 and is a Rhode Island Commodore.

Kristin has been recognized locally in her market over the years as a Providence Business News “Women to Watch” in 2008 and “Industry Leader” in 2012.

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