Gay Ann has built a long career in accounting and finance, having held senior roles in a variety of industries, including silicon wafer manufacturing, real estate development and management, medical devices, and data distribution systems.
As the leader of Cascade’s finance and accounting team, Gay Ann is particularly fluent in establishing systems and processes and ensuring staff are supported and empowered to be strong contributors. Her 34 years of experience have made her an expert in financial reporting, compliance, budgeting, forecasting, cost-saving strategies, and internal controls.
BS, Business, Pacific Lutheran University
Gay Ann has been a whitewater enthusiast for over 30 years, and she kayaks and camps as often as possible. Her love of the outdoors goes back to her college days when she paid her way through school by working in Mount Rainier National Park and fighting forest fires around the country for the U.S. Forest Service.