Cat Faughnan


Cat Faughnan is a senior associate with CLA and specializes in assurance services for nonprofit organizations and nonprofit, for-profit and governmental health care clients.

Cat has over three years of public accounting experience. Her primary assurance role is the acting in-charge for nonprofit organizations including associations, foundations, and social service organizations, as well as health care nonprofit and for-profit organizations. She has served a diverse group of health care clients including continuum care retirement communities, hospital systems, federally qualified health centers, home health, and hospice agencies.

Her experience with assurance services includes all phases of the audit, from engagement planning to report drafting and engagement wrap-up.


Certified Public Accountant in the state of North Carolina.

Cat graduated summa cum laude from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Psychology. Additionally, she graduated summa cum laude from University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Masters of Accountancy.

In the community

Her professional affiliations include membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA).