Kathleen Olsen, CPA

Adjunct Professor of Accounting

Kathleen Olsen

Since 2014, Kathleen Olsen serves as chair of the Audit Committee and director of Green Brick Partners, Inc (NYSE: GRBK). GRBK is a diversified homebuilding and land development company that currently operates in Texas, Georgia, Colorado, and Florida. From 1999 through 2011, Olsen served as chief financial officer of Eminence Capital, LLC, a long/short global equity fund. From 1993 to 1999, she served as audit manager, specializing in investment partnerships, at Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP, a public accounting firm located in New York City.

Olsen received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the State University of New York at Albany. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public

Accountants, and the National Association of Corporate Directors. In addition, Olsen is currently an adjunct professor at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business. Her philanthropic endeavors include being a docent and trustee at Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum in Norwalk, Connecticut, and the chair of the Finance Committee and a trustee at Saint Catherine Center for Special Needs in Fairfiled, Connecticut.