Kimberley Mattoon – Secretary of the Board and Board Member
Kimberly S. Mattoon, CPA is a commercially-oriented senior executive with more than 25 years of experience generating shareholder value for leading companies. Ms. Mattoon is known for her ability to build and transform teams, businesses, and financial operations to create strong platforms for growth. Under her leadership, enterprises achieve lasting, positive change that paves the way to long-term excellence.
A problem solver and forger of strategic alignment and cross-functional partnerships, Ms. Mattoon most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of Gibson Brands, Inc. Appointed as Gibson emerged from bankruptcy, Ms. Mattoon rebuilt teams, processes, and relationships with external parties in the finance, HR, IT, legal, facilities, and customer service functions. Ms. Mattoon’s accomplishments include significant growth in EBITDA, the implementation of a comprehensive new IT infrastructure including a new ERP system, clean audit opinions on the pre-and post-emergence and year-end financial statements, and the design and building of new headquarters offices for the company.
Prior to Gibson, Ms. Mattoon was Chief Operating Officer at Richemont North America, Inc. As COO, Ms. Mattoon managed and directed the business to ensure RNA had the proper processes, controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to support Richemont’s Maisons operating in the US and Canada. During her tenure, Ms. Mattoon was able to mitigate 3% cost increases through implementing zero-based budgeting, decrease inbound and outbound parcel processing time by 13% and 23%, respectively, and identify >$4M non-stock purchasing savings via freight and real estate lease compliance audits.
Ms. Mattoon double majored in Accountancy and German at Wake Forest University graduating magna cum laude and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa; she started her career in the audit team of Price Waterhouse LLP. Ms. Mattoon’s language skills include English (mother tongue), German (fluent), and French (beginner).
Ms. Mattoon lives in Nashville, TN, with her husband Dean. They have a daughter (15) and son (13).