Carson City, NV January 11, 2023
Housing Division (NHD) administrator Steve Aichroth
announces that Catherine Byrne has been named as NHD’s Chief
Financial Officer. She will be responsible for managing financial and
investment activities of the division’s affordable housing programs as well as
the general financial and information technology functions of the agency.
Catherine has worked her entire career
in accounting, tax and auditing for a variety of public and private companies,
nonprofit, and government entities. She is an expert in governmental accounting
and financial reporting. Most recently, she was elected to serve as
Nevada State Controller from 2019 to 2022. Prior to that, she was employed in
the Nevada State Controller’s Office in the financial reporting section which
prepares the state’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Report, Popular Annual
Financial Report and the financial statement for the Permanent School Fund.
While working and raising a family,
Catherine persevered to complete her education and in 1997, graduated from
California Lutheran University, earning a B.S. in Accounting and the title of
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 2000. She is currently licensed in
California and Nevada.
the Nevada Housing Division
Housing Division, a division of the Department of Business and Industry, was
created by the Nevada Legislature in 1975, with a mission to provide affordable
housing opportunities and improve the quality of life for Nevada residents.
They connect Nevadans with homes by providing financing to developers to build
affordable housing, innovative mortgage solutions and down payment assistance
programs and making homes more energy efficient, thereby lowering utility
expenses. To learn more, visit http://housing.nv.gov.