Ms. Sophat is the Vice President of Finance and Accounting of Gala Capital Partners, LLC with over 15 years of experience in accounting, strategy, risk management, regulatory compliance, and financial advisory
She began her career as an auditor at KPMG Cambodia, specializing in Audit and Advisory in a variety of industries including manufacturing, pharmaceutical, construction, banking, hotel & hospitality and non-profit. Since joining GCP in 2007, she built over 10 years of experience in the restaurant industry serving as financial executive for several brands, both on the franchisee and franchisor side. Currently, she oversees control functions and provides financial information accuracy for multiple concepts including consolidation as well as manages payroll for over 3,500 employees. In addition, she is a member of the M&A team responsible for accounting due diligence, training, system integration, implementation, internal control, and financial reporting.
Ms. Sophat graduated in 2002 from the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and has a Master’s degree in Accounting and Financial Management from the DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management.