Cathy Jackson, CPA


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Cathy is a Director of SRA focusing on Internal Audit and Operations with almost 40 years serving the financial services industry. She has extensive experience in all facets of bank operations as well as in Sarbanes-Oxley compliance testing and internal audit administration. Immediately before starting SRA, she was Senior Vice President and Area Manager for Southern Bank and Trust Company where she led the acquired bank’s system for processing customer information, general ledger, and customer transactions to Southern Bank’s core processing system. She also oversaw sales, service and the internal control compliance functions of the Hampton Roads branches. Prior to Southern, SVP & Risk Management Officer for Bank of Hampton Roads where she established the Bank’s first risk management department, developed a risk-based program and policies and procedures to ensure the Bank’s compliance with BSA, AML, and the Bank’s regulatory compliance requirements. Prior to Hampton Roads, she was the Chief Operating Officer for Heritage Bankshares, Inc. where she oversaw accounting functions, regulatory reporting, budgeting, funds management, customer accounting, loan operations, deposit operations, human resources, investor relations, and technology deployment.Cathy attended Old Dominion University and earned a BS in Business Administration from Old Dominion University. She is a Certified Public Accountant.