Kathy Abshire

(757) 668-7000

Vice President, Finance

Kathy Abshire


  • Responsible for the overall financial management, reporting and analysis of CHKD, the Foundation and its related entities’ operations. 
  • Provides operational oversight of patient services/revenue cycle and supply chain functions. 
  • Chairs several committees for the Health System. 


Abshire’s career in leadership spans more than 25 years. She has significant experience in the healthcare and not-for-profit sector. She previously served with KPMG for 14 years and specialized in the not-for-profit practice with a focus on healthcare entities.


Abshire received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Old Dominion University, studied health administration at Virginia Commonwealth University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Professional Memberships 

  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Child Health Corporation 
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 
(757) 668-7000