Chief Financial Officer,
Kathie Powers, Chief Financial Officer at Riverside Research
Kathie Powers, a Potomac Officers Club member, serves as the chief financial officer at Riverside Research, a not-for-profit scientific research organization. Powers joined Riverside in March 2017 after holding a similar position at Innovim for over two years.
As Innovim’s CFO, she was responsible for managing all key finance areas, including risk management, rate structures, IT, process and procedure development and financial system implementation, according to her LinkedIn profile.
Powers brings to Riverside nearly 30 years of experience driving continuous financial and operational improvements and implementing accounting processes and systems.
Prior to Innovim, she took on the roles of senior financial leadership partner and CFO at Tatum, a professional services company that provides customers with strategic, financial and technology advisers. During her seven-year career at the firm, Powers learned about the intelligence and defense community through her experience working with government contractors.
Powers spent nearly 14 years at Science Applications International Corp. as vice president and controller before moving to Tatum. She was hired at SAIC in October 1990 after working at Lockheed Martin as a senior accountant.
At Lockheed, she developed capital and department budgets and treasury, travel, asset and facility policies and procedures. Her responsibilities also included compiling month-end financial data and helping analyze, select and implement a new financial system.
In May 1988, Powers started working at venture capital telecommunications design and manufacturing company Licom where she served as assistant controller.
She also served as a senior accountant at Storer Communications for over a year beginning in January 1987.
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