Katherine Torres, CIA, is a Director in P&N's Consulting Services Group. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, she worked in economic development providing support to initiatives regarding regional and state economic competitiveness. At P&N, Katherine's practice area includes delivering outsourced business services to a variety of organizations.
With over fifteen years of consulting experience, Katherine has provided a variety of consulting services centered on creating and measuring value, understanding and mitigating risk, optimizing processes and resources, and designing workable solutions to complex problems. She has experience leading projects related to business valuations, lost profits analysis, due diligence support, internal audit, strategic planning, and outsourcing. Functioning as a senior leader on numerous multi-year large scale projects, she has a depth of experience providing leadership in project strategy, process design and improvement, training, quality control, change control, policy implementation, resource management, reporting, and communications.
Katherine draws upon her career experience to help organizations assess the current state of key business processes while making recommendations to capitalize on opportunities for increased effectiveness and efficiency. Katherine focuses on outsourced business service practice areas that provide support to organizations managing change or growth opportunities. These outsourced business services range from support with accounting and finance processes to the development of custom, interdisciplinary teams to provide support in other areas such as project management, change management, process outsourcing, and staff augmentation.
Education & Certifications
- Certified Internal Auditor
- Bachelor of Science, Finance, Summa Cum Laude, University Medalist, Louisiana State University
- Member, Institute of Internal Auditors
- Committee Member, ACG Louisiana Women in Finance
- Member, St. Ann School Advisory Council
- Board Member (Past), Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Louisiana
- Committee Member, St. Ann Home and School Association
- Chair (Past), Young ACG Louisiana