CSPDC Welcomes New Finance Director

Donnie Kern joined the CSPDC Team as Finance Director on January 16, 2024. Donnie’s scholastic background spans earning an undergraduate degree in Business Administration at Radford University and a Master of Science in Accounting degree at Liberty University. Donnie also earned his Enrolled Agent credential with the United States Department of the Treasury allowing him unlimited representation before the Internal Revenue Service. Donnie is a commissioned Notary Public.

Soon after graduation he was employed with Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) holding the position of Lead Accountant and Lead Senior Accountant at its LewisGale Alleghany hospital facility in Low Moor, VA. Donnie’s role during the past eight years would be best described as having fiscal management of approximately $40 million dollars and ensuring compliance with GAAP and the insurmountable expansive Sarbanes-Oxley Act. One major achievement during his first tri-annual audit with Ernst & Young was to improve the facility over all audit areas from the previous year with no memo comments being issued. HCA’s Division Controller Scott Weatherford stated regarding the facility’s financial desk reviews were the “cleanest” out of all the hospitals he reviewed.

Donnie is married to Kelly. Donnie and Kelly share the same birthday (July 1) as well as two children Christian (14) and Caylin (12). When not inundated with work or side hustles Donnie advocates for the civil rights of children with specific needs. Donnie volunteers his time to charitable causes assisting organizations with incorporating and filing for 501(c)3 non-profit status. Donnie also enjoys the great outdoors and is a habitual swimmer.

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