Chief Financial Officer
Catherine Bogats is the Chief Financial Officer for Verland. In that role, Catherine leads the fiscal decision making for all three of Verland’s corporate entities. She provides strategic financial input to the CEO to help lead Verland, oversees the overall accounting process within the finance department, and plays a key role in developing and implementing financial procedures to improve the overall financial health of the organization, while stewarding the organization’s financial resources and ensuring fiscal responsibility.
Catherine began her career in public accounting at Ernst and Young. Before joining Verland, she served in the nonprofit sector for 17 years. She spent 12 years with Three Rivers Adoption Council as the Director of Finance and most recently served for seven years as the Director of Finance and Administration for the Pittsburgh Public Theater. While at the Pittsburgh Public Theater, Catherine and the team she led developed and deployed new accounting software for the organization. This implementation led to quicker and more accurate financial information for the team to analyze. This in turn helped to make accurate financial decisions for the organization.
Catherine is a driven financial professional who is able to see the details and to transform those details into effective strategic plans for the organization.
Catherine is a wife and a mother of three smart and beautiful children, ages 12, 14, and 17.
In her free time, she enjoys watching her children play sports, exercising, and socializing with her husband, family, and friends.
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Verland was established through the love and compassion of its three founders and the generosity of one individual who was inspired to share her good fortune with others by donating the land on which Verland’s Ohio Township campus was built. Today, your support is needed to continue building community homes, expand the capacity of all facilities, and support our 230 individuals with loving care.
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