Robin Thieme is Founder, CEO and CAO (Chief Anticipation Officer) of KBS CFO, LLC.
With over 30 years of financial and accounting experience, Robin has a passion for the efficiencies that new technologies enable and a dedication to growing businesses. Along with the KBS Team, they provide strategic guidance and system-based solutions to entrepreneurs.
Long before “cloud computing” was a mainstream term, Robin built KBS as a virtual organization. She takes this same thoughtful approach to establishing efficiencies and solutions that fit the current business environment for her clients.
While her education, skills, and background are centered on finance, accounting, and technology, Robin and the KBS Team are proud to be innovative and solution oriented for their clients.
KBS CFO provides CFO, Controller, and the full spectrum of accounting department solutions and has developed niches with organizations that have more complex accounting needs. Industries served include manufacturing, contract manufacturing, craft distilleries and breweries, startups, eCommerce, and government contracting. If there is a level of complexity to the accounting, then KBS CFO can rein it in, reduce the complexity and build automations around it.
Robin is an anticipatory, #FutureReadyCPA that provides advisory services to her clients while building sustainable, growing, profitable, and scalable businesses.
Robin has earned designations from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), including Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Recent certifications include Certified Sage Intacct Accounting Partner Provider, and has developed proficiency in many accounting system(s) including Orchestrated Spirits, Unanet, Sage Intacct and Intuit QuickBooks. Robin is an active member of the Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA) and a periodic speaker on accounting technology trends and tools. Her expertise, coupled with decades of first-hand knowledge about the unique challenges faced by growing businesses, enables her to serve as your trusted strategic advisor. Robin is a AICPA instructor, author and subject matter expert with respect to Virtual work places and the Virtual CFOs within the AICPA community. She has also been featured on several podcasts, Go Beyond Disruption, Future-Proof , Where Accountants Go, Change Your Mindset Podcast, The Staying Power Podcast
Outside of the professional world, Robin resides in Kensington, Maryland with her husband. When time allows she enjoys all types of outdoor activities including hiking, skiing, and golf. She also breaks up her work week by periodically attending improvisation classes and embracing “Yes, And” in work and life, in general.