Kim Flett

Kim Flett

Compensation and Benefits Services Managing Director National Practice Leader, ERISA


BDO Akron Office



Executive Summary

Kim Flett is a Managing Director in BDO’s Compensation and Benefit Services practice. With over 20 years of experience in Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) plans, she supervises a team of ERISA professionals and is responsible for all aspects of qualified plans including government and tax compliance, ERISA consulting, technical review, internal quality control, and retirement plan design and administration. Kimberly is also responsible for medical plan consulting, including welfare benefits, and she specializes in the Affordable Care Act.  She is a tax compliance expert for BDO’s Assurance Employee Benefit practice, in addition to a technical advisor for the firm’s national compliance help desks. She is also a business development leader for the compensation and benefits global team nationally.
Kim is a frequent writer and lecturer and has spoken at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) annual Employee Benefit Conference. She is a 2012 graduate of the Leadership Akron’s Community Leadership Institute.    

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Employee Benefits Tax Technical Resource Panel
Health Reform Task Force, Chair
American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA)
National Tax-Deferred Savings Association (NTSA), Editorial Committee


M.S., Taxation, William Howard Taft University (Candidate)
B.S., Accounting and Education, Cleveland State University