Kathryn has a lot to account for when managing Global Prairie’s finances, from client billing and forecasting, to overall financial reporting. She is known in-house as an Excel expert who can create a customized report in the blink of an eye. She loves the variety of her day-to-day life at the office and working with account teams to meet clients’ ever-changing needs. Kathryn is organized, detail-focused, and accountable. She is a creative thinker and effective collaborator who aims to improve efficiency in existing processes.

Kathryn’s accounting work has taken her all across the board of industries and clients, from retail and manufacturing to working with Bayer, Kansas City Power and Light, Galderma, and FEMA. Her areas of expertise in the finance world revolve around IPO’s, secondary equity offerings and debt offerings, as well as financial statement audits and reviews, and internal controls.

Kathryn graduated from the University of Missouri as a CPA Summa Cum Laude with a mater’s degree. Kathryn enjoys contributing to Global Prairie’s higher purpose of philanthropy through her pro-bono work with Lead to Read, a program that pairs volunteers with local elementary schools to visit and read with students. When she’s not whipping up another perfectly color-coded Excel spreadsheet, Kathryn enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time outside with friends and family.

Kathryn Bolton

Managing Director, Finance