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Kade is a healthcare partner at HORNE and serves as the leader of HORNE’s healthcare assurance services. He is also the firm-wide director of assurance, the firm’s Audit Quality Partner as designated by the Governmental Audit Quality Center and a member of HORNE’s Board of Directors. Kade also serves on the firm’s Belonging at HORNE Steering Committee.

Kade joined HORNE in 2002 after beginning his career with an international accounting firm. He has more than 30 years of experience in public accounting providing assurance and advisory services to governmental, nonprofit and tribal organizations, as well as large, privately-held corporations. He has extensive experience with financial reporting requirements, including those required for complex financing arrangements, as well as expertise with merger, acquisition and affiliation transactions. Kade is also one of the Firm’s leaders in providing strategic guidance and other advisory services related to federal funding associated with the coronavirus pandemic. Kade draws on his broad experience to provide anticipatory vision of financial and operational risk for his clients.

Kade earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • American Health Care Lawyers Association
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants