Kate Harrington has joined the staff of the Central Coast chapter of the Alzheimers Association as its director of finance and operations.
Before joining the association, Harrington, a CPA, ran her own consulting firm, where she served clients as interim CFO, or controller for public and private companies.
She also served as the controller for CSU Channel Islands and its foundation for two years, controller for Dowling College in New York, and CFO and director of finance for Concern for Independent Living Inc., also in New York.
Harrington received her masters degree in accounting at Bentley University in Massachusetts, and a masters degree in urban and policy sciences at Stony Brook University in New York.
Her undergraduate degree was in psychology, which she earned at St. Francis University in Pennsylvania.
The California Central Coast chapter of the Alzheimers Association provides support and educational services to families and caregivers who are entrusted to care for someone living with dementia.
The association serves Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura and Kern counties.