Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Cathy graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. She began her career as a staff auditor with Ernst & Young in Houston, followed by two years as Assistant Controller for a local Savings & Loan. She spent the next five years as General Accounting Manager for an international manufacturer of paper and plastic packaging products (currently Reynolds Food Packaging, a subsidiary of Alcoa). She has extensive experience in the automobile and watercraft retail industry, specializing in streamlining operations. From 1999 to 2003, Cathy was Controller and later, Vice-President of Contracts & Sales Administration for an international software company, providing wired and wireless public Internet access solutions and remote management software. Prior to joining the Landes Group, in 2006, Cathy was Chief Financial Officer for a Dallas-based multi-family real estate developer.
Cathy is a Certified Public Accountant, a Chartered Global Management Accountant and a member of the Dallas Chapter of the Texas Society of CPA’s as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is a member of Financial Executives International – Dallas Chapter and sits on the Board of Directors of two Texas based companies, and one non-profit entity.