Chief Operating Officer
Catherine Hastings has served as our Chief Operating Officer since March 2023, having previously served as our Chief Financial Officer from June 2017 to March 2023, as our Treasurer from January 2017 to March 2023, and as our Chief Accounting Officer from January 2017 to January 2021. Until December 2016, Ms. Hastings served as Vice President, internal audit of BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (formerly NYSE: BMR), a REIT specializing in acquiring, leasing, developing and managing laboratory and office space for the life science industry, having joined BioMed Realty in 2009. Prior to BioMed Realty, Ms. Hastings was Director of financial accounting and audit for The Corky McMillin Companies, a privately held real estate land developer and homebuilder, from 2004 to 2009. From 1997 to 2004, Ms. Hastings served as a Senior Manager with KPMG LLP, where she audited the financial statements for public and private companies in a broad range of industries, with a focus on real estate. Ms. Hastings received her Master of Science in Accountancy from San Diego State University and her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and minor in Management from the University of California, Irvine. Ms. Hastings is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive), Certified Internal Auditor and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, CalCPA and the Institute of Internal Auditors.