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Introducing Ascend Atlanta Podcast Series!

Across Generations, Mini-Casts About Career Journeys

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Across Generations, mini-casts about Career Journeys

The Ascend Greater Atlanta chapter has partnered with Audiographies to deliver a series of mini-casts about career journeys experienced by individuals across generations. The mini-casts include personal experiences about what it means and takes to be a leader, and challenges and opportunities faced along the way. The mini-casts were audio-recorded at Ascend Greater Atlanta’s annual Inspiring Across Generations (IAG) conference, which is a conference that gathered Ascend’s corporate and community partners for a day of leadership, mentorship and relationship development programs providing insight and benefits for both students and seasoned professionals.

Speaker: Suraj Amarnani

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Suraj Amarnani

Suraj Amarnani, Senior Manager, KPMG

Suraj is a trusted business advisor with over 11 years of professional experience including +23 audit busy seasons, serving on complex engagements for private companies in a broad range of industries, specializing in healthcare, real estate, alternative investments, and manufacturing. As an audit leader, Suraj’s experience includes financial reporting, researching and resolving technical audit and accounting issues, decision making, and project coordination. Suraj has a strong interest in healthcare finance, disruption, and the advancement of value based care. Regarding extracurricular activities, Suraj serves as the President of the Ascend Greater Atlanta chapter, and Chair of the Finance Committee and Board member for Odyssey Family Counseling Center. Suraj attended the University of Georgia and earned a BBA in Accounting in 2007 and MAcc in 2008. He has served as a CPA since 2009. He was accredited as a Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association in 2017.


Areas of expertise:

-        Team leadership

-        Complex technical accounting research

-        Budget and contract management

-        Risk assessment

-        Healthcare delivery process and changing reimbursement models

-        Internal control over financial and quality reporting

-        Maintenance of client business relationships

-        Inclusion and diversity issues

-        Coordination with valuation, actuarial, and information technology specialists

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