Kathryn Ryce joined the Finance Department of the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM), as Controller in April 2019. She is responsible for the management of day-to-day accounting activities, production of financial reports, as well as the development of internal control policies and procedures.
Kathryn is an accounting professional with over 15 years of diverse experience. She cultivated her accounting proficiency across various industries, including investment servicing, telecommunications mass media, insurance, and within the non-profit sector. Before joining NMAAM, Kathryn worked for companies such as PFPC Inc., Cablevision Inc., and New York Life. Kathryn earned over a decade of non-profit experienceworking for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in roles of increasing responsibility; including Payroll, Senior Accountant, Controller, and Assistant Treasurer.
Kathryn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Atlantic Union College. She also earned an MBA from Southern Adventist University in Chattanooga, TN. Additionally, she holds memberships with the National Council of Negro Women and the National Black MBA Association. Kathryn is a native New Yorker who enjoys attending events of various art forms, singing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.