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CATA appoints new finance director

by on August 03, 2018 1:31 PM

STATE COLLEGE — The Centre Area Transportation Authority recently named Doug Keith as its director of finance.

In his new position, Keith is responsible for CATA’s grants, procurement and capital programs, as well as establishing and maintaining the authority’s financial and accounting systems. He also oversees development of the annual budget and risk management, ensures compliance with federal and state financial regulations and advises CATA’s board of directors and staff on authority financial matters.

Most recently, Keith served as executive director for the Williamsport Municipal Water and Williamsport Sanitary authorities, having first functioned as director of finance.

Keith holds a bachelor's degree in quantitative business analysis from Penn State and has completed credits toward his MBA through Pace University.

“I speak for the CATA board of directors and staff when I say we are excited and fortunate to have someone with such a strong background join CATA’s management team,” said CATA general manager Louwana Oliva. “Doug brings to CATA financial expertise that will further strengthen the organization and help to enhance the services CATA provides."


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