Carolyn Petty

Chief Financial Officer
“As a financial executive who doesn’t ‘fit the mold’, working closely with architects and designers is a great way to tap into my creative side.”


Carolyn is a finance executive who does not “fit the mold”.  She has over 25 years of experience with both large and small companies. In every role she has strived to think creatively, using technology to improve processes, and engaging others in order to align herself as a trusted advisor.  Carolyn has served in operational capacities and understands the importance of going beyond the typical finance role and ensuring an organization runs smoothly on all cylinders. She appreciates the environment at an architecture firm and sees this as a way to bring out her creative sensibilities.



  • BSBA, Double Major: Accounting & Finance – University of Arizona
  • MBA, University of Southern California


  • Mayor, City of Hermosa Beach
  • Councilmember, City of Hermosa Beach


Carolyn served as Mayor and Councilmember at the City of Hermosa Beach.  She serves on multiple non-profit boards.  She is an avid cyclist and you can find her riding the hills of Palos Verdes on the weekends.