Kathy A. Wingate, CPA is the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of Acenda. She received her B.B.A. degree in 1981 from Baylor University’s Hankhamer School of Business and became licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in 1988. In 1994, Kathy left her position as Sr. Accountant in a CPA firm to join Robins’ Nest (now Acenda) as a part-time budget analyst, which quickly became a full-time position.
She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the NJAMHAA Chief Financial Officers Group, and the First Presbyterian Church of Clayton. Kathy and her husband, Lee Braddock, were foster parents to five children between 1998 and 2006, and were recognized as “Treatment Home Family of the Year” by the NJ Association of Children’s Residential Facilities in 2003. Kathy was also named as a “Top CFO” in 2014 by South Jersey Biz. Kathy lives in Franklinville, NJ with her husband and enjoys travel, playing piano and bells, reading and bicycling.