Discover how Kelly Mathews (President and Founder of KSM and MotorU) realized she had a leadership blind spot, why she added partners, and how they created an environment that led to a company that has been recognized as a “Best and Brightest Company to Work For in the Nation”, and as a winner – for 8 consecutive years – of “Houston 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For™” (16 minutes).
CEO BLINDSPOTS PODCAST GUEST: Kelly Faggella. She founded KSM LLC in 2003, and MotorU LLC in 2011.
Today, Kelly Mathews with three other partners at KSM, works with clients in the refining and marketing industry, including refiners, traders, and terminal/pipeline operators, and clients in the natural gas industry who operate fractionation plants.KSM has grown steadily since its inception.
MotorU, LLC provides full-service training to Motor Fuels Tax professionals including refiners, traders, terminal/pipeline operators and clients in the natural gas industry who operate fractionation plants.
Prior to founding those firms, Kelly Mathews began her career at Arthur Andersen (AA). During Kelly’s four years at AA, all but four months were spent in AA’s motor fuels tax outsourcing practice. During this time, Kelly was exposed to the federal excise tax quarterly return and related deposits and motor fuels tax returns in all 50 states. After four years at AA, Kelly moved to Ernst & Young (E&Y) to start E&Y’s motor fuels tax practice, until she left and founded KSM LLC.
For more information about Kelly, KSM LLC, and to join their team that has won several “Best and Brightest Company to Work For” awards , please visit https://www.ksmllc.com/careers
For more information about MotorU LLC, visit http://motorullc.com/who-is-motoru-llc/
CEO BLINDSPOTS HOST: Birgit Kamps. She started and sold HireSynergy LLC (an “Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Company” and a “Best Company to Work for in Texas”), held 3 terms as a Board Member of the Gulf Coast Workforce Commission, was the Chair of the Gulf Coast Workforce Education Committee, and is currently the CEO of Hire Universe LLC. In addition, Birgit is the host of the “CEO Blindspots” podcast which was recognized in 2020 by Spotify for having the “biggest listener growth” in the USA (by 733%), and having listeners in 11 countries; https://ceoblindspots.com/