Ms. Mertens serves as Pharmatech’s Assistant Controller. Her extensive background in accounting began in healthcare and customer service and continued at Procter & Gamble in their Folger Coffee Division. She managed accounting functions at a prominent printing company for 20+ years before joining Pharmatech Associates in 2006. A key cultural attribute at Pharmatech is being in service to others. Kathleen has built a customer centered accounting team devoted to timely and accurate communication and information sharing. She champions change and has been instrumental in streamlining infrastructures that provide timely insight to projects, accounting, and management. She graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Finance and Business Administration from Notre Dame de Namur University. Kathleen is a San Francisco Bay Area native who believes that every day is both a gift and an opportunity.