Dawit Aynachew, CPA, CGMA, MBA

Managing Partner

Dawit is the managing partner of KBMD Certified Public Accountants. KBMD’s global operation is driven by his inspiration and coordination with some members of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs).  He has been a CPA since 1995 and has lead numerous advisory, as well as external and outsourced internal audit engagements of governmental entities, education institutions, not-for-profit/none-governmental organizations, non-public companies and small and medium enterprises. He has lead outsourced CFO services for healthcare entities and government contractors/grant recipients to help them comply not only with accounting policies and procedures prescribed by grantors but also with all aspects of compliance surrounding government contract and grant management. Prior to working in public accounting, Dawit has served multiple governmental agencies as an accountant and budget analyst, and had received numerous awards for his participation in very important statewide and national projects.

Dawit brings value to KBMD’s clients through his friendly, straight forward, and easy to work with manner. He participates in caring for his community, shares his talent and time with others, and is a member of the Rotary Club; an organization well known for making global impact. Dawit enjoys being with family and friends, and likes running, swimming, traveling, playing chess, and writing when he is not at work.           

Professional membership: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TNSCPA); National Association of Black Accountants (NABA); Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA); Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA); National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO); Leadership Healthcare of the Nashville Healthcare Council; Financial Executives International (FEI); Vanderbilt Alumni Association  Dawit is also a member and serves on the Governmental Committee of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Education: MBA, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; B.S., Accounting, Oakwood University, Huntsville, AL; B.A., Theology, Oakwood University, Huntsville, AL