Kaitlin Sharpe joined Arabella Advisors in February 2019 as the director of treasury on the Managed Organizations team. Kaitlin is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She is responsible for directing the cash, investment, and liquidity management, along with insurance needs, at the independent nonprofit fiscal sponsors that Arabella manages, including the New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity.
Prior to joining Arabella, Kaitlin created, developed, and ran the treasury function at International Justice Mission (IJM), a global anti-slavery organization with 17 offices around the world. At IJM, Kaitlin oversaw the banking relationships, cash and investment management, and foreign exchange risk. She also oversaw financial policies and compliance at IJM, ensuring the organization remained compliant while experiencing significant growth.
Before working at IJM, Kaitlin worked in public accounting at Deloitte. While there, Kaitlin first became interested in treasury while auditing a Fortune 50 company, focusing specifically on its Treasury Department’s controls, processes, and transactions. She also gained experience auditing banking, retail, and technology companies during her time at Deloitte.
Kaitlin has a BA in business economics with a minor in accounting from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).