Catherine Demes Maydew, CPA, CISA, CFRE
Director // Government & Nonprofit Consulting
Catherine 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.
Catherine 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. In her role at BerganKDV, she works 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.
A graduate of DePaul University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Catherine also holds an MBA from Creighton University with an emphasis in IT. Recognized for her leadership skills, Catherine was awarded a Leadership Fellow while at Creighton.
Catherine 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, Catherine 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. Catherine is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Nebraska-Omaha teaching the Governmental & Non-Profit Accounting course during the 2020-21 school year.