CENTENNIAL, COLO. — Katherine Ayers has been hired by the Cattlemen’s Beef Board (C.B.B.) as chief financial officer. She will be responsible for all of the financial affairs of the Board, including accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, revenue projections, banking, collections and auditing.

"Katherine brings a knowledge of checkoff contractors and state beef councils that is very unique," said Tom Ramey, C.B.B. chief executive officer. "This knowledge, combined with Katherine’s solid financial experience, makes her a great fit for the position."

Ms. Ayers has been contracting with the Board for the past three years to perform contractor compliance audits and state beef council financial reviews.