Port of Corpus Christi Names Cindy Bertolami Chief Financial Officer

Jan 30, 2024


Corpus Christi, TX, USA – The Port of Corpus Christi has appointed Cindy Bertolami as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Bertolami succeeds Kent Britton, who was appointed Chief Executive Officer in September.

Previously, Bertolami served four years as Director of Finance for the Port of Corpus Christi. She has more than 20 years of experience in financial leadership roles and has served as Interim CFO since September.

As CFO, Bertolami will oversee the Port’s Real Estate, Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, Procurement and Risk Management departments.

“I am honored to serve as Chief Financial Officer for the Port of Corpus Christi,” said Cindy Bertolami, Chief Financial Officer for the Port of Corpus Christi. “I look forward to working alongside our executive leadership team and staff, as well as supporting our strong and expanding customer base, to ensure continued success in the future.”

In her prior role as Director of Finance, Bertolami was responsible for a number of duties, including coordinating the completion of the Port’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Report, improving efficiencies with financial accounting processes, and serving as project manager for timekeeping and financial software transitions. Under Bertolami’s leadership, the Port of Corpus Christi also maintained a 40-year history of receiving the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

“Cindy brings a wealth of knowledge to her new role as Chief Financial Officer that will be a strong benefit to the Port of Corpus Christi team and our customers,” said Kent Britton, Chief Executive Officer for the Port of Corpus Christi. “I have no doubt she will not only continue this institution’s commitment to financial accountability and transparency, but also continue the push to improve our internal processes and systems. We could not be prouder to have Cindy take on this leadership role for our organization.”


About Port Corpus Christi

As a leader in U.S. energy export ports and a major economic engine of Texas and the nation, the Port of Corpus Christi is the largest port in the United States in total revenue tonnage. Strategically located on the western Gulf of Mexico with a 36-mile, soon to be 54-foot (MLLW) deep channel, the Port of Corpus Christi is a major gateway to international and domestic maritime commerce. The Port of Corpus Christi has excellent railroad and highway network connectivity via three North American Class-1 railroads and two major interstate highways. With an outstanding staff overseen by its seven-member commission, the Port of Corpus Christi is “Moving America’s Energy.” For more information about the Port of Corpus Christi, visit www.portofcc.com.


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