Deborah Johnson Chief Financial Officer

Debbie brings many years of experience in financial leadership to K&A, as well as a wealth of knowledge as regards the smooth operation of a modern-day A/E firm.

A Financial Leader
Debbie joined Kitchen & Associates in 2004. Prior to coming on board at K&A, she was controller and Associate at Bower Lewis Thrower Architects in Philadelphia, as well as controller at Rogers, Golden & Halpern (now CH2M Hill) before that. Over the years, she has acted as a steady hand, guiding the firm through an ever-changing financial landscape and shifting marketplace.

Managing the Economics
As Chief Financial Officer at K&A, Debbie’s primary responsibilities include working closely with the firm’s Managing Principals to lead the firm in all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, forecasting needs, financial reporting, human resources, benefits, risk management and legal issues. Her insight and business acumen has allowed the firm to maintain a level of financial health and viability, regardless of current market forces, giving K&A both the ability to grow, as well as effectively navigate through the sometimes difficult economic environments all firms must weather.

Always Prepared
Debbie is a registered tax preparer and a member of the National Association of Tax Preparers.


  • Drexel University, BA in Business Administration


  • Registered Tax Preparer