Cathy’s investment and consulting career began in 1980, and she joined NEPC in 1991. At NEPC, Cathy is a partner and senior consultant to endowment, foundation and healthcare clients. She is also a member of NEPC’s Alternative Assets Committee, Diversity and Inclusion Board and Global Asset Allocation Advisory Group. Cathy's background includes actuarial experience at an employee benefit firm, client servicing of performance measurement products at a major master trust bank and investment manager research at an independent consulting firm. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, where she generally is asked to speak about endowment and foundation trends.
Cathy is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and has B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from Boston College (1980 and 1985). Cathy is a CFA charter holder and is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and the CFA Institute. Cathy also became a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designee in 2007. Cathy is currently on the Board of The Philanthropy Connection, Jeremiah Program – Boston, and the Boston Area Gleaners.