WNDE Welcomes Kim Kutcher as Human Resources Director
White Nelson Diehl Evans is thrilled to welcome Kim Kutcher to our team. Kim joins the firm as our Human Resources Director, where she will be responsible for staff development, recruitment and retention efforts as well as ensuring internal HR compliance. In addition, she will act as a business advisor in helping the firm achieve our strategic goals. The creation of the Human Resources Director role is a result of WNDE’s continued growth. As the ninth largest accounting firm in Orange County, the 22nd largest firm in San Diego and among the top 150 firms in the nation, Kim will play a pivotal role in helping us remain competitive in the marketplace.
Kim has extensive experience in the area of Human Resources, having worked as an Associate Director of HR at Ernst & Young, as an HR Business Partner for FirstGroup PLC (United Kingdom), as the VP of HR for the Anaheim Ducks and Honda Center, and in various HR leadership roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She specializes in talent management, performance management, leadership development, organizational effectiveness, change management, diversity and inclusion, employee engagement and policy development.
Kim earned an MBA in Management Science from San Diego State University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Redlands. In addition, she holds a Human Resources Management Certificate from California State University, Long Beach and is a long standing member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).
A resident of Tustin, Kim is married and her hobbies include playing tennis and pickleball, hiking, and traveling. Kim was a member of the Anaheim Ducks executive team when they won the NHL championship. She counts raising the Stanley Cup among the exciting moments of her career.
Kim can be reached by emailing KKutcher@wndecpa.com or calling the firm’s Orange County office at 714-978-1300.