Kate Grangard, CPA, CGMA, CFO, COO
Kate Grangard is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Gehring Group, broker of health and benefit programs, and risk management programs for the public sector. A Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant, Kate started her career 30 years ago at Price Waterhouse, before becoming CFO of the Millers Ale House Restaurant Group for over 10 years, where she managed the employee benefits, financial reporting, financing, IT, and risk management departments. CFO of Gehring Group for 10 years now, Kate became a Certified Health Care Reform Specialist and Gehring Group’s lead expert of the Affordable Care Acts upon the legislation’s passage in March 2010. Kate is a frequent speaker at various organizations, and authors and presents webinars and seminars throughout the year believing her role to be an educator with regard to this landmark legislation. In addition to having appeared as a recurring guest expert on the Affordable Care Act on The South Florida Business Report on WPEC, Kate also serves as Vice Chair on the Executive Board of The Lord’s Place, an organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of homelessness and serves on the Advisory Board of Child Rescue Coalition, an organization that provides law enforcement throughout the world free State of the Art Technology used to identify and apprehend sexual predators.