The chief governing body for competition climbing in the United States, USA Climbing, announced this month that Caitlin Curry has been hired as the organization’s new Finance and Administration Director. According to a press release, Curry will report to USA Climbing’s CEO, Marc Norman, and manage all aspects of USA Climbing’s financial and administrative functions—including accounting, budgeting, and audit oversight.
Norman stated, “[The Finance and Administration Director] role is critical to achieving our future organizational goals. We look forward to working closely with [Caitlin Curry] to achieve organizational financial targets as well as instituting best practices in accounting, finance and human resources management.”
Curry, a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo and formerly employed at Albany Engineered Composites, expressed excitement for the hiring and said, “I look forward to being a part of the sport’s growth as we head into 2021 for the Olympic debut, and beyond.”
Curry is the most recent in a series of significant hires at USA Climbing over the past year or so. These include Kelly Feilke as the Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Development; Rachel Owens as the Collegiate and Paraclimbing Series Manager; and Rebecca Ingraham as the Education Manager.
The same week as Curry’s hiring announcement, USA Climbing kicked off its 2020-2021 “Virtual” Competition Season in conjunction with digital partner KAYA. Stay tuned to CBJ for more USA Climbing information as this season progresses.
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