Catalyst Pharmaceutical Promotes Alicia Grande to VP and CFO

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners has promoted Alicia Grande to vice president, chief financial officer (CFO) and treasurer. Prior to joining Catalyst in January 2007, Grande was employed by The Hackett Group, a publicly traded information technology consulting services company. Grande served in various capacities with The Hackett Group, most recently as senior director of finance, and was responsible for all external and SEC financial reporting.

Grande also served as head of The Hackett Group’s Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act compliance team. Prior to joining The Hackett Group, Grande was employed for more than 10 years in capacities from staff to most recently senior manager, audit and business consulting, by several public accounting firms including Arthur Andersen. Grande, who is a certified public accountant (CPA), earned a Master of accounting degree from Florida International University and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, with majors in accounting and finance, from Syracuse University.


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