Mrs. Kim Farington

Chief Financial Officer
FirstNet

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Ms. Farington is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), with more than 32 years of Federal government service. Ms. Farington joined the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) in May 2015 where she serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer, and oversees all budget, financial, accounting, and reporting operations as well as human resources, facilities, security, and all other administrative functions for the FirstNet Authority. Kim also led the development and implementation of FirstNet’s Budget, Financial, and Costing Tool (BFACT), a solution now being utilized throughout Federal government.
Ms. Farington’s extensive government career includes positions at the White House Office of Management and Budget, US Department of Agriculture, the US Office of Personnel Management, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. In addition to being a CPA, Kim also is a Certified Telecommunications Network Specialist, a former Board member of Excelsior College’s National Cybersecurity Institute in Washington, DC, former President of the Association of Government Accountant’s (AGA’s) Washington DC Chapter, and currently serves as a member of AGA National’s Council for the Advancement of Women. She holds an Associate’s degree from Indiana University, a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Excelsior College, and achieved a Harvard Kennedy School Executive Certificate in Public Leadership.

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