Katherine Friguletto

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Leadership/Industry Expertise

Katharine was the Manager of Finance Education at General Electric Company. In this role she was responsible for the curriculum content which spanned entry level through senior level finance courses, and which educated over 1,500 global finance professionals a year. During her tenure she specialized in redeveloping mid-level finance courses to align more closely to business imperatives. Additionally, she led the effort to digitize the entry level finance courses.

Bio

In addition to her experience in education, Katharine brings a wealth of operational finance experience into the classroom. Prior to joining TRI, Katharine spent 15 years with General Electric Company. Her operational finance roles have spanned many GE businesses, in many financial disciplines on several continents. These roles have given her deep experience in Finance Planning & Analysis, Integrations, Business Combinations, Quality, and Operational Finance.

Positions Held

  • Director of Finance, Business Development & Investments - NBC Universal Cable
  • Vice President Financial Planning and Analysis - NBC Universal Global Channels
  • Director of Finance, Programming - NBC Universal Cable
  • Program Manager, Finance Education - GE
  • Finance Manager, Global Magnetic Resonance (MRi)- GE Healthcare
  • Finance Manager, Order to Remittance, Logistics, Inventory – GE Healthcare
  • Auditor, GE Corporate Audit Staff
  • Six Sigma Blackbelt, GE International

Accomplishments & Awards

    Simultaneous to her day to day finance responsibilities, Katharine has been honored to be asked to lead many initiatives including: diversity programs, campus recruiting, women’s network strategy development, and community outreach volunteer programs. She currently serves as an officer on several community non-profit boards.

Education

Graduate of GE Information Management Leadership Program (IMLP), rigorous two year training program for leaders in Information Technology

Certified Six Sigma Blackbelt

Bachelor of Science, Pamplin School of Business, Virginia Tech

Personal

Katharine and her family live in Dallas, TX. When she is not consulting Katharine enjoys outdoor sports, volunteering, and fundraising in the community.