Accounting Consultant Catherine Demes Maydew recently joined BerganKDV as Director of Government and Nonprofit Consulting. Maydew has extensive experience working with public service clients such as nonprofits, governments, governmental entities, schools, hospitals and foundations. A seasoned certified public accountant, Maydew is also a certified information systems auditor and certified fundraising executive.
Maydew will work with nonprofit and government clients to provide business structure and management advice by assisting with internal control assessments and restructuring, strategic planning, budgeting assistance and serving as an outsourced CFO/Controller. She will work from the firm’s Omaha office.
“Catherine’s vast experience will be such a benefit to our clients,” said Jodi Woodward, Government Market Leader, “She takes a creative approach to building relationships with those around her and is constantly looking for ways to improve how an organization operates. I am looking forward to her working with our clients to help them grow and flourish.”
Maydew began her career in public accounting and then moved to the private sector, where she served as Director of Finance, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for several leading organizations in the Omaha area.
A graduate of DePaul University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Maydew also holds an MBA from Creighton University with an emphasis in IT. Recognized for her leadership skills, Maydew was awarded a Leadership Fellow while at Creighton.
Maydew is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Government Finance Officers Association, ISACA and serves as the nonprofit committee chair for the Nebraska Society of CPAs. Active in her community, Maydew is the past president of the Omaha Academy of Ballet, board treasurer for Fontenelle Forest and parish council member at St. John’s Greek Orthodox Church.