"I feel privileged to live in such a beautiful place, where I can play a role in growing the economy. My favorite part of the job is showcasing our region to newcomers and introducing them to all the great people and adventures Jacksonville has to offer."
Recently named a Woman of Influence by Jacksonville Business Journal and one of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers by Consultant Connect, Cathy has more than 20 years of experience working for chambers of commerce, regional economic development organizations and city government. She was also recently selected as a Woman of Influence by the Jacksonville Business Journal.
Cathy serves on several state and local boards, including her role as immediate past chair of the Florida Economic Development Council. Cathy holds a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration from Miami University (OH) and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Xavier University. She loves to travel, go to the beach, read and spend time with her two boys.
Miami University & Xavier University
Favorite Landmark or Attraction
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park
Dead Poets Society
SVP, Strategy & Business Development