Charlotte S. Atkinson is a CPA in Virginia, DC and Maryland, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. Prior to joining the National Cathedral, she was a Managing Director in BDO’s Business Services and Outsourcing group, helping non-profit and commercial clients around the world with their finance and accounting needs. Previously, she was CFO at the Nuclear Threat Initiative, a high profile non-profit founded by businessman and philanthropist, Ted Turner, and former US Senator, Sam Nunn, to reduce the risk of use and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. She spent her early career as an auditor at Deloitte in London, and Washington DC. She holds a Masters degree in International Studies, and a Bachelors degree in Physics. She enjoys reading, hiking and spending time with her husband and three sons.