Olivia F. Kirtley
Vista Credit Strategic Lending
Olivia F. Kirtley is a member of our board of directors, and is a business consultant on strategic, risk and corporate governance issues. Ms. Kirtley is a former treasurer, vice president and chief financial officer at Vermont American Corporation and a former senior manager at a predecessor to the accounting firm Ernst & Young LLP. Ms. Kirtley also served as Chairman of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Chairman of the AICPA Board of Examiners for the U.S. CPA exam, and President and Chairman of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), which facilitates establishment of international auditing and ethics standards. Ms. Kirtley has served as a director of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) from 2006 to 2023, Papa Johns International, Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZA) from 2003 to 2023, ResCare, Inc. from 1998 to 2019 and Randgold Resources Ltd. from 2017 to 2019. Ms. Kirtley also serves on the board of directors of Bexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a private clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. Ms. Kirtley’s board leadership positions have included non-executive chairman, lead independent director, and chairman of audit, risk management, compensation and governance committees.
Ms. Kirtley received a B.S. in Accounting from Florida Southern College and a Master of Tax from Georgia State University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.
We believe Ms. Kirtley’s deep understanding of a wide range of corporate governance, accounting and financial reporting issues, together with her experience as the chief financial officer of an international company and leader of a large international accounting firm, qualifies her to serve as a member of our board of directors.