Catherine Hoovel, CPA

Catherine is McDonald’s Corporate Controller since July 2021, accountable for Financial Accounting & Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis, and Tax and helps lead the organization setting the strategic vision for talent development and finance services. Catherine is accountable for the Company’s financial statements as its principal accounting officer.


Prior to joining McDonald’s in 1996, she worked at Ernst & Young for three years in their audit practice.  Catherine is a CPA, has her undergraduate degree in accounting from The University of Illinois, and her MBA with a Finance concentration from DePaul University.