Kenji is the CEO and Founder of Acuity which builds and maintain financial functions for entrepreneurs and startups. Through Acuity, he’s provided over 1,000 companies with a full range of financial solutions from high-level strategic financial counsel through its fractional CFO practice all the way to virtualized bookkeeping solutions for early-stage startups. Kenji’s core business mission is to provide scalable financial solutions for entrepreneurs so that their main focus can be on growing their company.
Kenji is a graduate of Wake Forest University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He began his career in the Atlanta office of Arthur Andersen where he focused on emerging enterprise clients. Kenji left public accounting during the “Dot.com Boom” to follow a more entrepreneurial path and joined an Inc. 500 technology company as their Controller and then CFO managing all financial and administrative operations of the company. He was selected as one of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 Under 40, a TIE Top Entrepreneur, a Top 50 Cloud Accountant, and a member of the Xero Partner Advisory Council.
Outside of Acuity, Kenji gives his time to family, friends, and organizations that he’s passionate about. He’s married to his college sweetheart, Rachelle, who’s a fellow entrepreneur, and dad to two energetic teenagers. Kenji serves on the Board of Staplehouse Restaurant/The Giving Kitchen and served as Chair of the Lifegate Counseling Center Board of Directors. He also mentors and coaches startup companies at the Atlanta Tech Village and ATDC.