Kelly Platt

Kelly Platt

Managing PrincipalKelly Platt



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Kelly Platt, managing principal of INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) and partner in The Platt Group, has worked within the profession since 1994 and has developed a deep understanding of the inner workings of CPA firms.

A co-founder of, Kelly currently directs all aspects of IPA’s Annual Survey and Analysis of Firms and the monthly IPA newsletter.

Kelly implements new service offerings and learning events. Most recently, she launched The PRIME Symposium, a two-day annual event in November, built around the successes of IPA’s Best of the Best firms. The PRIME is an invitation-only event of the profession’s top MPs and key leaders.

In her spare time, Kelly enjoys traveling, gardening and photography. An avid fan of both Colorado and Hawaii, Kelly mixes it up with snow skiing one year, and lazy afternoons of sun and fun the next. Kelly is active in the Golden Retriever Rescue Club ( in the Indianapolis area, and currently has the privilege of sharing her office with three golden retrievers. In the past, Kelly volunteered as a Big Sister for three years in Northern Indiana, and enjoys mentoring and working with young people.