Cathy joined the Clemson University Office of Internal Auditing in 2006 as the Director. She previously worked in Internal Auditing at Clemson from 1988 to 1999. Cathy also held the positions of Cost Accounting Manager and Interim Procurement Director in the Clemson University Comptroller’s Office. Prior to her arrival at Clemson in 1988, Cathy spent several years in public accounting performing audit and tax services. Cathy has held adjunct faculty positions at both Clemson University and Tri-County Technical College.
Cathy received a Bachelor of Science in Financial Management and a Master of Professional Accountancy from Clemson University. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA). Cathy is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the State of South Carolina Government Finance Officers Association (SCGFOA), the South Carolina State Internal Auditors Association (SCSIAA) and the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA).
Cathy is active in her local church and enjoys outdoor activities such as water sports, hiking, softball and spectator sports. She owns a Mazda Miata and enjoys driving in the mountains on those sharp, fast turns.