While culture itself is built, culture equity is earned—earned by the mindset and actions of business leaders who intentionally, authentically and sustainably create an environment that helps people thrive.
Chief People Officer
Cathy joined BDO USA, LLP in July 2002 as a partner with significant experience assisting middle market clients.
She has guided her clients through public and private financing transactions, numerous IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, implementation of emerging accounting rules and a variety of business advisory matters, focused on the technology and life sciences industry.
Cathy previously served as the managing partner of BDO’s Boston assurance practice.
In July 2014, Cathy became the firm’s first Chief People Officer, taking oversight responsibility for the Human Resources function to ensure BDO’s policies and practices are consistent with its culture and true to its core purpose of helping people thrive every day. She also oversees the firm’s marketing and business development functions, ensuring BDO’s brand promise is well represented in its approach to the markets it serves.
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Center for Audit Quality, Talent Steering Committee
- Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, Past Board Member
- B.S., Boston College, summa cum laude and valedictorian