Kimberly Dula, CPA, is a partner with Friedman LLP and managing partner of the firm’s Philadelphia office. With over 25 years of experience in tax planning and compliance, her focus is in the individual, trust, gift, and private foundation areas of taxation. In addition to serving her clients, Dula is responsible for guiding strategic direction and managing daily business activities. She has implemented several policies to resolve employee issues and to create new opportunities for staff members.
Dula welcomes staff to fully participate in operations, and has created better communication between seniors, managers, and newer staff members. Her managerial practices have helped establish Friedman as one of the accounting industry’s top firms for client service. Dula identifies her greatest professional accomplishments as those relating to the advancement of others, particularly women in the industry. She is rewarded when she sees the growing confidence of promising young professionals and she has celebrated alongside many colleagues following their promotion to manager or partner positions.
As a thought leader in the tax industry, Dula actively participates in podcast discussions, panels, and articles. Her contributions have been featured in NJBiz, Philadelphia Business Journal, Financial Advisor Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, USA Today, US News and World Report, and First for Women, and on HerMoney.com, CNBC, Money.com, NPR, and WTOP. She is also a frequent speaker at community and industry organizations.
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