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Deeper Weekend 2014

Episode 81

A Growth Story with our guest, Kenji Kuramoto

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Show Notes:

In Episode 81, Jason Blumer and Greg Kyte work through a couple of major hindrances to firm growth. They are then joined by Kenji Kuramoto who shares his story of successful growth (Although he has experienced hindrances too at times!). Kenji also shares how his team decides which niches to pursue and how his day to day work has changed as his company has grown.

 

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Acuity (Kenji’s Company)

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Audio Engineering by: Aaron Dowd

Produced by: Jennifer Blumer

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This month’s guest: Kenji Kuramoto

Kenji is the Founder of Acuity which builds and maintain financial functions for entrepreneurs and startups. Through Acuity, he’s provided thousands of companies with a full range of financial solutions, from high-level strategic financial counsel through its fractional CFO practice all the way to virtualized bookkeeping solutions for early stage startups. Kenji’s core business mission is to provide scalable financial solutions for entrepreneurs, so that their main focus can be on growing their company. He is passionate about advancing the profession of accounting through the use of technology and acts as an advisor to numerous financial software companies and currently serves as a member of Xero’s Partner Advisory Council.

Kenji is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Georgia and a graduate of Wake Forest University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He began his career in the Atlanta office of Arthur Andersen where he focused on emerging enterprise clients. Kenji left public accounting during the “Dot.com Boom” to follow a more entrepreneurial path and joined an Inc. 500 technology company as their Controller and then CFO managing all financial and administrative operations of the company. He was named as one of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 Under 40, received the 2016 TIE Top Entrepreneur Award, and has helped Acuity to be awarded as one of Atlanta’s Best Workplaces in both 2016 and 2017.

Outside of Acuity, Kenji gives his time to family, friends, and organizations that he’s passionate about. He’s married to his college sweetheart, Rachelle, who’s a fellow entrepreneur, and dad to two amazing teenagers. Kenji serves on the Board of The Entrepreneurs Organization, the Board of Staplehouse Restaurant/The Giving Kitchen, and served as Chair of the Lifegate Counseling Center Board of Directors. He also mentors and coaches startup companies at the Atlanta Tech Village and Advanced Technology Development Center.

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  • On 05-08-2018 at 4:07 pm, Mick Lindquist said:

    I would love to get the growth guide e-book and get on your email list.

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    • Jennifer Blumer

      On 05-15-2018 at 4:24 pm, Jennifer Blumer said:

      Thanks Mick! We’ll add you!

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