On January 1, 2023, Kadidia Traore was promoted to Principal, joining the Spiegel partnership group. Kadidia joined the Spiegel audit team in 2016 and soon became Director of Audit, managing multiple corporate audit engagements. She has over 10 years of experience providing auditing and accounting services to companies within a broad range of industries including the real estate, manufacturing, and technology sectors.


Her background includes over seven years at Ernst and Young and two years at a local public accounting firm. While at Ernst and Young, she was in charge of managing multiple engagements ranging from developmental stage companies to mid-sized private companies and large SEC registrants.


Kadidia holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.S. in Accounting from the University of Virginia. Kadidia is a licensed CPA in the state of California.


In her free time, Kadidia likes to garden, travel, and spend time with her family. She’s also a foodie who loves trying new restaurants.