|University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Bachelors||1991|
Kathy joined BioSurplus in March 2010.
Prior to BioSurplus, Kathy was a Partner at RA Capital Advisors, a San Diego private investment bank providing financial advisory services. She spent over 15 years with RA Capital Advisors, completing billions of dollars of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and restructurings for a broad range of corporate clients, both in the United States and internationally.
Kathy managed highly complex transactions, including the acquisition of the Titan Corporation by L-3, and acting as financial advisor to the post-bankruptcy Enron. She has consummated transactions in various industries, including life sciences, energy, aerospace and defense, manufacturing and retail. In addition to leading transactions, she was also the CFO and Chief Compliance Officer at RA Capital.
Kathy started her career as an auditor in Arthur Andersen’s San Diego office, focusing on both public and private clients.
She also has been the CFO of FeRx, a start up biotech company.
A CPA and CFA charter holder, Kathy graduated magna cum laude from UCLA with a bachelor’s degree in economics / business and was named to membership in Phi Beta Kappa.
She is currently a Vice Chair on the board of directors of the YMCA of San Diego County.