Catt Olazabal, Treasurer, operates her own successful consulting business, working almost exclusively with non-profit organizations in areas of accounting, human resources, governance, IT, operations, and compliance. She prefers working with start-ups and building new systems and processes or supporting growth and business expansion opportunities. Her experience has led her to work across various non-profit sectors including: social services, advocacy, housing, philanthropy, literacy, the arts, crowd-funding, fiscal sponsorships, job training, and education. Her client composition includes small and mid-sized organizations ranging in budget size from under $25K per year to more than $30M per year, and organizations ranging in employees’ size from under 5 to more than 150.
In addition to her business, Catt is the Chief Financial Officer at Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP), a non-profit whose mission is to strengthen Latinx leadership, influence, and equity with a vision for social justice and of shared prosperity across the Americas. She was the former Finance Director with Prospera Community Development, a non-profit supporting cooperative businesses owned and operated by immigrant Latinas, and had previously been the Operations Manager at LIFETIME: Low-Income Families Empowerment through Education, a non-profit advocating education as a pathway to economic security, for low-income parents.
Catt also currently serves on the Board of Directors for Dancin’ Power, a nonprofit
that provides interactive dance lessons to hospitalized children including those facing chronic and life-threatening illnesses. Dancin’ Power uses the power of music and adaptive movement to bring joy to hospitalized children and their