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WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP Veritas Accounting MONITORING, MEASURING AND MITIGATING BUSINESS RISKS V eritas Accounting, a full-service Kotaska is an active participant in accounting firm, stands apart EntreLeadership, a community that from competitors in several key empowers business owners to become community is filled with brilliant women in leadership, and considers herself — KRISTIE KOTASKA ways. First are their comprehensive services, better leaders. Through this group, she which span the gamut from day-to-day provides mentorship to young professionals accounting and payroll to specialized just starting out in the accounting field. niches such as process improvement, fraud investigation and HR compliance. “It’s important for the next generation to see that an accounting career isn’t as limited as From there, Veritas takes seriously its it once was,” says Kotaska. “Individuals now commitment to providing the responsive, can follow what inspires them, and create a reliable and efficient financial support set of skills that meets business needs — even that in turn lets clients focus on serving if that means breaking established molds.” their own customers. The firm’s experience also encompasses a range of industries including construction, engineering, legal, manufacturing, marketing and medical. “ As an outside complement to our clients’ teams, we bring focused expertise, broad perspective and a deep commitment to optimizing their results. Kotaska notes that the Sacramento business lucky to be counted among them. In the CEO Kristie Kotaska founded Veritas in 2015, role, however, she believes qualities are but has worked in the field for more than 20 much the same regardless of gender. “A years. Her team includes 20 employees and, great leader has to listen, think broadly, unlike accounting firms that flex up or down motivate and inspire. I support our team seasonally, Kotaska maintains a solid corps to pursue both personal and professional year-round. “Our team is close,” she shares, development opportunities, as I look “not only working hard to serve our clients, for ways to continue expanding my own but also enjoying one another’s company knowledge,” concluded Kotaska. both inside and outside the office.” CEO ” 9821 Business Park Dr., Suite 160 Sacramento, CA 95827 916.854.4584 CLIENT PROFILE