Penny manages all finance and administration functions of Catalyst; including financial reporting, tax reporting, compliance, and human resources. She works closely with the Managing Partners on all deal closings and tracking of investment performance. Penny brings more than 26 years of financial and entrepreneurial experience to Catalyst.
Prior to joining Catalyst, Penny served as a finance consultant at Globespan Capital Partners, a venture capital firm focusing on information technology investments, where she was responsible for working various high level accounting and tax projects, as well as, assisting with the development of dashboards for Investing Partners. Prior to her consulting work, Penny was CFO at Delta Global Trading with responsibilities for trading, hedging strategies, trading relationships, finance, operations, and compliance. Delta was a hedge fund specializing in global fixed income and derivative markets, and one of the many investing groups of Paloma Partners.
Prior to owning her own business, Penny was with Millipore Corporation as a Manager of Finance, Talbots as in Internal Auditor and Internal Control Specialist, and started her career in Public Accounting. Penny is an active member of the Bentley Executive Club, Women in Alternative Assets, and WAVE. Active in several local community and civic organizations, she has been instrumental in raising funds for community organizations.
Penny has a B.S. in Accounting from Bentley University.