New COO at Pushor Mitchell
Okanagan Edge Staff - Mar 09, 2023 - People in Business

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Kelowna’s Pushor Mitchell has hired an experienced accountant to be its new chief operating officer.

Kara James is the new COO at the Interior’s largest law firm. She has more than 24 years of experience in budgeting and forecasting, internal controls, cash flow analysis and key performance indicator development.

“I believe that success happens when you help others become their best selves,” James said in a press release. “Pushor Mitchell already has a stellar reputation for serving its clients and community, and I am pleased to step in this role to grow with the firm during today’s ever-changing business climate.”

James graduated from UBCO, owns chartered professional accountant status and has worked for KPMG and Sysco Canada, where she spent 17 years and ultimately became its chief financial officer for Western Canada. She recently worked for Pubco Reporting Solutions in Vancouver and founded a startup called JB CFO, a consulting practice that offers CFO services to startups, small and mid-sized businesses and non-profits.

“We are pleased to welcome Kara to our management team,” Pushor Mitchell managing partner Joni Metherell said in a press release. “She brings a strong track record and will help ensure that our firm is focused on profitability, operational efficiency and strategic growth for many years to come.”

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