Victor Catano joined New Canaan Country School as chief financial officer on July 1.

“I am excited to be here and have appreciated the warm welcome to the community,” said Catano, a Shelton resident, who most recently served as director of finance at The IDEAL School of Manhattan.

Previously, he was at the Rudolf Steiner School where he served as the business manager for nine years. He has also served as the chief operating officer at Rockland Country Day School and as the chair of the NYSAIS Business Affairs Council.

He holds an M.B.A. from Baruch College and a B.A. from Haverford College.

In his spare time, Catano is a youth sports coach for various teams in Shelton.

New Canaan Country School is a co-ed, independent day school for students in pre-k (ages 3 and 4) through grade 9 living in Westchester and Fairfield counties. For more information, visit countryschool.net.