Kinman has practiced public accounting since 2003. He serves a diverse spectrum of not-for-profit organization and governmental entities, providing assurance and consulting services to educational institutions, research organizations, community health centers, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), foundations, international nongovernmental organizations, social welfare organizations, and ancillary health care providers and organizations.

Kinman is well versed in performing compliance audits of not-for-profit and for-profit entities that participate in federal programs under the Yellow Book; the OMB Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards; the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Consolidated Audit Guide; the U.S. Department of Education (ED) Guide for Audits of Proprietary Schools; and other federal agencies’ program-specific audit guides. He also has significant experience working on forensic investigations and litigation support for health care and not-for-profit clients. Kinman has led training on various accounting and auditing topics for Moss Adams professionals as well as clients and industry organizations.

In 2021, Kinman was honored by the San Francisco Business Times as one of its OUTstanding Voices, for being a leader who is out and making a difference in the business world. He currently serves on the firm's Inclusion & Diversity Advisory Board, with the goals of explicitly living our core values, doing the work necessary to be an anti-racist firm, and create an inclusive culture where everyone feels like they belong.

External Publications

  • "For Health Care Organizations, Federal Awards Come with New Compliance Requirements" (California Healthcare News, July 2016)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Staying in the Know: Washington Update and COVID-19 Relief Funding for Higher Education
    (Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO) 2021 Annual Conference, May 2021)
  • The CFO’s Role in Recovering from the COVID-19 Crisis
    (California Primary Care Association (CPCA) CFO Conference, August 2020)
  • Tax Strategies and Economic Recovery for Community Health Centers
    (Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA) Virtual COVID-19 Summit, July 2020)
  • Accounting Updates for Colleges and Universities
    (Bay Area Business Officers Group (BABOG) Fall Meeting, October 2019)
  • Are Your Financial Systems in Order? Prepare for a HRSA Financial Management Review
    (California Primary Care Association (CPCA) CFO Conference, May 2019)
  • Accounting Updates for Colleges and Universities
    (West Coast Comprehensive Institutions (WCCI) Annual Meeting, April 2019)
  • Effective Strategies to Assess and Manage Risk
    (California Primary Care Association (CPCA) Quality Care Conference, February 2019)
  • Create a Compliant 340B Drug Pricing Program
    (Community Health Association of Mountain/Plains States (CHAMPS) / Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA) Fall Primary Care Conference, October 2018)
  • Top Strategies to Help Long Term Care Organizations Assess and Manage Risk
    (LeadingAge California Annual Conference, May 2018)
  • Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards – Key Changes and Lessons Learned
    (Clear Law Institute Webinar, January 2018)
  • Federal Grants Management: Accounting and Compliance
    ( California Life Science Association Lunch & Learn Series, January 2017)
  • Federal Grants Management: Accounting and Compliance
    (California Life Science Association Lunch & Learn Series, January 2017)

Professional Affiliations

  • Associate member, California Primary Care Association
  • Member, ALPFA
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Ascend – Pan Asian Leaders
  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Home Care and Hospice Financial Managers Association
  • Member, Northern California Grantmakers – Racial Equity Action Institute

Community Involvement

  • Advisor board member, Berkeley Haas’ Center for Financial Reporting and Management (CFRM)
  • Board member, Aurora Theatre Company
  • Board member, Friends of Smuin Ballet
  • Board member and class engagement officer, Berkeley Haas Alumni Council
  • Committee member, AICPA LGBTQ Initiatives Committee
  • Finance committee member, LeadingAge California
  • Founding treasurer, Cal Alumni Pride
  • Lifetime member, California Alumni Association
  • Planning committee member, CalCPA Governmental Accounting and Auditing Conference
  • Steering committee member, Bay Area Business Officer Group
  • Young professional committee member, Home Care and Hospice Financial Managers Association – National Association for Home Care & Hospice


  • Advanced Single Audit Certificate, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • BS, business administration, University of California, Berkeley

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