Kim Beynon is CEO of Optimum Ascent, a business transformation consultancy & coaching firm. Prior to Optimum Ascent, Kim held leadership positions with Bridgewater, AIG, Macquarie, Deloitte & GE Capital. She utilizes her broad experience to support transformation programs which create new business models and capabilities. She designs and implements appropriate program governance, change management and integrates operational procedures and controls to achieve projected ROI. Kim holds a BBA from the University of Georgia (UGA). She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She also holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. She is a member of the IIBA. She is also certified to administer assessments including Myers Briggs, EI 2.0 & 360 and Strengths. She sits on UGA’s Terry College of Business Alumni Board.