Beef Board Hires CFO
The Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) has hired Katherine Ayers as Chief Financial Officer. As the Board’s CFO, Ayers will be responsible for all of the financial affairs of the Board, including accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, revenue projections, banking, collections and auditing.
Ayers has been contracting with the Board for the past three years to perform contractor compliance audits and state beef council financial reviews. Prior to that, she was an auditor, specializing in non-profit organizations, for Pitts and Pitts in Allen, Texas; held several financial positions with both EDS in Plano, Texas, and IPS Card Services in Fort Worth (a former subsidiary of First Data Corp) and was a senior auditor with Ernst & Whinney in Fort Worth. She earned her Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington and her CPA from the state of Texas.