Bill Kearns brings 20 years of finance and accounting expertise from public, private, regulator and auditor backgrounds to RESIDE. He is operationally focused on process improvement and project management to drive increased productivity, efficiency and effectiveness.
Bill has a vast and varied level of experience in the accounting, finance and support services realm and makes a great fit for the current and future needs of the RESIDE Worldwide brand portfolio.
Bill joins RESIDE most recently from Zipwhip where he led Series B and C financing rounds as the VP of Finance overseeing the finance, HR and facilities teams. Prior to Zipwhip, Kearns was the Director of Financial Reporting for Alaska Airlines, responsible for building M&A financial models and implementing software to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting organization. Kearns has also served as the Assistant Director of Financial Reporting for PACCAR, the Staff Accountant for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Audit Manager for Deloitte & Touche.
Kearns is a graduate of the University of Utah where he received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He also holds a Certificate of Accounting from the University of Washington.