Our approach is simple. We only accept engagements that we know and understand and are confident we can perform well.
We are always excited about new assignments, especially where new trends and developments are emerging and/or implementing new technologies and processes are called for. Our learning time will usually be relatively short and focused principally on making certain we fully understand our client’s goals and objectives rather than learning how to perform the task at hand. Our principal goal or core value on every engagement is to leave behind deliverables that accomplish the mission, add value and can be maintained (sustained) by our clients with minimal outside costs and intervention. This usually involves significant participation and training for your staff whom we mutually identify during an engagement. Timeliness, good communication and avoidance of surprises also are values we hold high.
Kim Thorpe, CPA
Kim is FRUS Capital’s founder and principal owner. He is responsible for the successful delivery of all our Firm’s services to our clients. Kim has nearly 40 years of business and financial experience having served as the chief financial officer (“CFO”) of publicly traded and privately owned businesses. Two of his most significant senior executive positions include having served as the CFO of a publicly traded medical professional liability insurance group, and as the CFO and a senior leadership team member of one of the largest insurance and financial services business units of GE Capital. Prior to his service and accomplishments as a senior executive and consultant, Kim was a partner of the international accounting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (f/k/a Coopers & Lybrand, L.L.P.). Kim graduated with honors from the University of Florida and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a major in Accounting.