Creating a New Spirit in Organizations


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For years, Catherine served as a chief executive and leader in the world of Not-For-Profit and humanitarian organizations. Her work to help improve the quality of life for people living in conditions of poverty has taken her to Africa and India, as well as Latin America, Eastern Europe, and throughout the United States.

Catherine founded NextLevel Leadership, in response to requests from friends and acquaintances in the world of business.

She began doing consulting projects in executive and leadership development, productivity enhancement, communication and teambuilding.

She brings light-heartedness, humor, and compassion to all of her consulting and coaching engagements.

Catherine holds degrees in history, psychology and education from the University of California, Berkeley. She played basketball and tennis on Cal's Women's Team and then on the women's professional tennis circuit before returning to graduate school. She serves on the boards of The Soul of Money Institute, The Pachamama Alliance, and The Turning Tide Coalition. Catherine serves on the faculty of the Institute for Women's Leadership and is a partner in Leadership Alchemy.

She lives in the San Francisco Bay Are with her husband, Bill; their daughter is a law student in New York City.

Catherine is available for speaking presentations.

“Catherine is simply the best management and leadership consultant I've worked with and I recommend her without hesitation. She has facilitated retreats, mediated conflicts, directed strategic planning and offered a committed and confidential ear. She's made a big difference in our productivity.”

—Jeri Echeverria,
Provost and Vice President
of Academic Affairs,
California State University, Fresno