Catherine was born and raised in the Kawartha Lakes area. She earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph, majoring in Hotel and Food Administration, and pursued her career across the province in positions in the food service industry, off-site catering market, resort industry and convention centre industry. She settled in Ottawa with the Shaw Centre in October 2010 as Event Services Manager and was promoted to Director of Events in July 2015. Catherine takes pride in helping lead the Shaw Centre Team to produce outstanding events, and enjoys the variety and challenge that comes with conference planning. Her wealth of experience, vast knowledge and strong service acumen fuel the success she brings to the Shaw Centre and your team.
When not at work she enjoys the company of her husband, young son and daughter while spending time cooking, day tripping and watching movies.