Kean came to Water.org in 2006 with twenty (20) years of experience in finance and operations management with financial services, insurance and healthcare organizations after several years in public accounting. A 2010 CFO of the Year awardee by the Kansas City Business Journal, Kean is currently a board member and past treasurer of The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City. She has served as board member and treasurer of the Central Exchange Education Foundation, and The Central Exchange, a Kansas City-based women’s leadership organization. She is past president and board member of the Institute of Management Accountants and a member of the American Institute of CPA’s, the Missouri Society of CPA’s and several industry associations.
Kean’s educational credentials include a B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting from University of Missouri – Kansas City. She holds Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designations.
Commitment to Water.org
“I am compelled by Water.org’s mission of working toward the day when everyone in the world has access to safe drinking water. That fundamental need, combined with an effective method of working with partner organizations, is creating sustainable clean water systems and improving the quality of life of people most at need in the world. Joining a mission-driven organization like Water.org has provided me with the opportunity to give back to a world that has given me many blessings.”