Cathy is currently an Advanced Curriculum Developer, Editor, & Consultant. She also serves as Director of Operations for Peoples Income Tax and Small Business Services divisions.a sister corporation of The Income Tax School, Inc. Previously, Cathy served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Peoples Income Tax, Inc. Cathy has taught accounting and tax courses and seminars for The Income Tax School, Padgett Business Services, and J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College in Richmond, Virginia.
Cathy graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in Business Administration/Accounting. She is currently a member of the National Society of Accountants (NSA). She is a past member of the of the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP), the National Association of Enrolled Agents and the Virginia Society of Enrolled Agents where she served as chair of the education committee. She has earned designations of Enrolled Agent (EA) from the IRS, Chartered Tax Professional (CTP), from The Income Tax School, Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP) and Accredited Tax Advisor (ATA) from the Accrediting Council for Accounting and Taxation (ACAT). Cathy has also completed the advanced education in taxpayer representation and is a Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute (NTPI).
Cathy has done extensive work with small businesses in tax consulting, tax preparation, accounting and operations management. Prior to joining Peoples, she worked for 15 years for U-Tote’M of Virginia, Inc., a 17-store retail operation where she advanced from accounting clerk, to general manager and then President until the company was sold.