Paulette Harris joined Sounders FC as Controller in late 2019. In this position, Harris manages the financial and regulatory compliance of the organization. She has responsibility for producing accurate and timely internal and external financial statements, tax returns and other management reports while supporting the development and implementation of club goals and priorities through financial management, budgeting, accounting, financial analysis, and purchasing. She also manages the accounts payable and accounts receivable processes and supervises the work statement and development of accounting staff.
Harris has over 20 years of accounting experience and most recently worked for Boeing as a Finance Lead implementing SAP accounting software. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Central Washington University and a Master of Business Administration from Seattle University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant with the State of Washington. Harris grew up in Tacoma and currently lives in Fife with her husband and three children.