Since October of 2015, Katie Sullivan has served as a contract financial assistant for NFP Partners. Katie works with various clients providing weekly bridge support for organizations in transition to hiring a full-time accounting position, as well as, providing monthly oversight for organizations that handle the daily tasks in-house yet require monthly reconciliations and financial statements.
Katie brings over 20 years of experience in nonprofit communication, management, and financial systems. Over the course of her career, Katie has worked with well-established organizations and small, startup nonprofits establishing financial guidelines that ensure GAAP are met. She has vast experience managing federal, state and local grant funding. As with many non-profit professionals, Katie has worn many hats to ensure that the organizations she worked for were able to fulfill the obligation to funders, the commitment to community and the goal of the mission. She has worn the hats of AP/AR, database coordinator, grant administrator, HR, and director of operations. She also has experience with program development and implementation.
Katie obtained her undergraduate degree from James Madison University in Virginia, and a Master of Architecture Degree from the University of Colorado at Denver. Katie has a passion for nonprofit work and traveling. Katie has traveled to Europe, Southeast Asia, Latin America, one country in Africa, and Australia. When traveling, Katie typically designates six-to-12 months to explore and always tries to find local NGOs to volunteer with. Katie said this is important to her because by doing so, it helps connect her to the community and get a true sense of what life is like.