RoseRyan Names Kelley Wall Director
Wall to spearhead new-product strategy for the Silicon Valley consulting firm
Newark, Calif., March 19, 2013 — RoseRyan today announced that Kelley Wall, a leader of its highly regarded technical accounting area, has been named a director. Wall, who has worked at RoseRyan since 2005, will add the responsibility of creating new-product strategy to her current role of leading the firm’s Technical Accounting Group (TAG).
“Kelley is a dynamo who has a keen sense of the operational challenges posed to companies by changes in the technical accounting and reporting landscape,” says Kathy Ryan, RoseRyan CEO and CFO.
“She will hone and lead our efforts to be a leader in providing strategic finance services to public and private companies. Kelley’s experience leading our TAG group has ideally positioned her for this new role at RoseRyan,” adds Ryan. “She’s smart and incredibly savvy. Kelley’s been on the front lines of helping our clients navigate today’s world of messy, complex accounting. I know she’ll be effective in taking on this new product strategy role, and I’m very excited for her to step into this important part of our consulting business.”
Says Wall: “I’m looking forward to shaping RoseRyan’s services and exploring new opportunities as we respond to the field’s ever-increasing changes and developments. We’ll be looking at expanding our core services, while still focusing on practical business solutions, to create the firm’s evolving product roadmap.”
About Kelley Wall
Wall joined RoseRyan in 2005 and has shaped its technical accounting group (TAG) since she arrived. In 2011, she stepped up to lead TAG, which provides technical accounting and SEC expertise to public and private companies on complex accounting matters and implementation of new accounting pronouncements.
Prior to joining RoseRyan, Wall held a number of senior management roles. While at Symantec, she managed SEC reporting, technical accounting, mergers and acquisitions and worldwide consolidation. From 1998 to 2003, she held a number of management roles at Adaptec, including external reporting, stock administration, financial planning and analysis, corporate compliance and investor relations, and was often responsible for multiple departments at once. Wall began her career at Price Waterhouse (now PwC), working with the auditing firm twice. In 2003, she returned to it as a senior manager in PwC’s national office.
While at RoseRyan, Wall has been a frequent industry speaker and an author or contributor to more than a dozen firm reports. She has been quoted as an accounting expert by CFO magazine and CFO.com. A mother of three active children, Wall is a CPA, holds a BS in accounting from Santa Clara University, and has completed the IFRS certification program with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
RoseRyan, a finance and accounting consulting firm based in Silicon Valley, is celebrating 20 years of bringing savvy finance to fast-moving companies in the Bay Area and beyond. Since 1993, we’ve been powering successful businesses in life sciences, technology, cleantech and other industries. The firm’s finance gurus tackle critical assignments for companies at all stages, and serve as outsourced CFOs, prepare companies for IPOs and M&As, perform immaculate corporate governance work and provide expert advice on emerging accounting challenges. Recent and current clients include Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Box.net, CalCEF, Gilead Sciences, NVIDIA and Philips Lumileds.