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Kay  Filler

Kay Filler

Abbott, Stringham & Lynch

San Jose, CA, USA

Kay Filler has been an audit principal for over 15 years. Before returning to the practice of public accounting, Kay served for three years as the CFO of one of the largest privately-held companies in Silicon Valley.  Earlier public accounting positions included serving as a senior audit manager in the San Jose office of Deloitte for eight years, where she was involved in auditing and consulting with private companies and SEC Registrants as well as public stock offerings, and mergers and acquisitions; and for five years she was an auditor in the San Francisco office of BDO.

Professional and Civic Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA):
    - Former Member: Technical Issues Committee (TIC)
  • California Society of CPAs (CalCPA):
    - Past Co-Chair and Current Member: Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards Committee, Silicon Valley San Jose Chapter


Kay is a frequent presenter at CalCPA and other educational events.  In addition, she performs technical reviews of several leading financial accounting and reporting reference books distributed by a well-known professional literature publisher.


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), California
  • B.S. in Business Administration (Accounting Concentration), University of the Pacific Eberhardt School of Business.

Interests:  Travel, aviation, outdoor activities and nature, reading


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