Kate Elder

Kate Elder joined Emerald in November 2014 and currently serves as SVP Controller, leading the company’s accounting, tax, accounts payable, billing and collections, payroll, SEC reporting and internal audit functions.  

Kate has over 20 years’ experience in building efficient and highly functional teams that provide reliable data and excellent customer service to both internal and external customers. Prior to joining Emerald, she served as the Controller at Fitness International, LLC (“LA Fitness”) and Advantage Sales & Marketing (now “Advantage Solutions’), and also served as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers. 

Kate received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a major in accounting from the University of Richmond, Robins School of Business and is a certified public accountant.  

She currently resides in San Clemente, California with her husband and two daughters.