Christy Mahan joined Arabella in May 2015 as the corporate controller. She is responsible for overseeing all financial, accounting, and reporting activities for the firm. Christy directs the budgeting process, prepares financial forecasts, manages audits, and monitors tax compliance. In addition, she supervises the accounting and reporting services provided to Arabella’s foundation clients.
Prior to joining Arabella, Christy was a vice president and accounting manager with GMMB, a subsidiary of public relations firm FleishmanHillard and part of Omnicom Group. In that role, she oversaw the daily operations of the accounting department, directed activities related to corporate compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and managed the election-cycle media reconciliation process.
A certified public accountant, Christy holds a BS in business administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a master of accountancy from George Washington University.
Outside the office, Christy is an avid runner, fair-weather cyclist, and proud aunt to six future philanthropists.