Kathryn E. Rightor, MBA, CPA

Kathryn E. Rightor

Chief Financial Officer

She is fascinated by science, technology, spreadsheets and numbers, which make her an excellent fit as the CFO of InnovaTek. Kathy Rightor is responsible for financial management and strategic planning at InnovaTek, handling budgeting, projections, debt and equity financing, cash flow management, contract and license negotiations, employee benefit and stock incentive plans, risk management, IT systems, and nearly every other aspect of operating a business.

Before becoming a CPA, Kathy studied music and became a classically trained pianist. When she is not performing her duties at InnovaTek, she can be found outdoors reveling in nature and a variety of Northwest adventures from crushing grapes with local wineries to cycling, kayaking, backpacking, and telemark skiing. 

Ms. Rightor is a Certified Public Accountant, with a BA in Arts Management and an MBA concentrating in Information Systems from the University of Maryland, College Park. She moved to the Northwest from Washington, D.C. where she garnered more than fifteen years experience in the public and private sectors in executive and financial leadership. Her experience also includes consulting with small entrepreneurial businesses in the high tech sector that specialize in advanced medical imaging and bioinformatics applications.