Cathy brings NHPCO many years of not-for-profit financial experience. During her varied not-for-profit career she has been involved in automating finance department processes, federal grant management, software conversions of financial/membership data to new platforms as well as the purchase of a headquarters building for financed with tax-exempt bonds.

She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland, College Park- College of Business & Management. While a student she was a member of the business honorary Beta Gamma Sigma, as well as the sorority Delta Delta Delta.