Maritza Bermudez is a founding member of K&H Consulting, a licensed Las Vegas based professional services firm focused on assisting businesses in the cannabis industry with accounting, tax and advisory services.
Maritza is an experienced compliance and audit professional skilled at providing assurance and advisory services. She brings with her over a decade of diverse business experience gained from working at closely held businesses and publicly traded multinationals across a variety of industries such as insurance, gaming and retail. Her broad work portfolio makes her uniquely adept at identifying issues, determining root causes and delivering practical business solutions designed to add value and improve financial, compliance and operational processes.
Prior to starting her own company, Maritza traveled the world as an audit team leader for Walmart, Inc. performing targeted audits with special emphasis on cash management, ethics, and fraud. She was heavily involved with a global policy review of the company’s Anti-Corruption Compliance Program in support of the Compliance and International Finance areas.
Maritza is a passionate cannabis activist and most recently served as the Industry Liaison for the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol in support of Question 2, a Nevada state ballot initiative that successfully legalized marijuana for recreational purposes in 2016. As part of her effort to expand her cannabis knowledge, she also worked in retail dispensary operation as a professional budtender with Blüm Las Vegas, a subsidiary of Terra Tech Corp, a publicly traded cannabis company.
Maritza holds a Masters in Accounting degree from Nova Southeastern University and Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin. She is also a licensed Notary Public for the State of Nevada. She is an active participant of Wellness Education Advocates of Nevada, a patient advocacy group and business member of Las Vegas Medical Marijuana Association and National Cannabis Industry Association.