Cathy Shan



As Mithun’s CFO since 2000, Cathy leads Mithun’s accounting team which is responsible for ensuring timely and accurate project accounting for Mithun’s wide range of national clients. Cathy provides in depth analysis and corporate reporting to Mithun’s Board of Directors and Shareholders, while managing activities with auditors, CPA’s, and legal counsel. She collaborates closely with Mithun’s full leadership team, including IT, HR, and Marketing.

A native of Taiwan, Cathy brings an international perspective to the design of Mithun’s business practices, and has experience with numerous private sector corporations prior to joining the practice. She helps lead Mithun’s commitment to carbon neutral operations, including current offset programs for the firm and staff.  Cathy also volunteers in the community providing food for homeless populations.


  • Central Missouri State University — Master of Accounting
  • Central Missouri State University — Bachelor of Arts Accounting

Memberships And Accreditations

  • The American Institute of CPAs
  • Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant


  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Homeless for Seattle, Volunteer
  • Women Shelters, Volunteer