Kathleen McGirr, CPA, has joined Philadelphia University as controller. She will be responsible for overall accounting functions and management of the Business Office.
Previously, Ms. McGirr was controller and acting vice president, Administration and Finance, with Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, Pa.
She held various positions with MCCC since joining that institution in 2005. Her background also includes positions with Mellon Bank and Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Co., both in Philadelphia.
Ms. McGirr holds a BS in Accounting from LaSalle University and received her CPA from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1999. She is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.