“It is the greatest privilege to be able to support the important work our clients do to ensure that all residents of our communities have the opportunities and resources they need to thrive.”
Catherine uses the advocacy, writing, and research skills developed throughout her career to help Conlon Public Strategies clients develop the powerful messages, materials, and strategies needed to achieve their goals. She leads client projects focused on grant funding, strategic planning, board governance, and communications.
Before joining Conlon Public Strategies in 2006, Catherine worked in the Illinois appellate and supreme courts as a law clerk and practiced labor and employment law and school law before focusing on criminal appeals with the Illinois State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor.
When she is not working on client projects, Catherine can often be found cheering for the Illini with her husband and three girls (all Illini) or wandering around the hardware store planning her next project.
- Treasurer for the West Suburban Philanthropic
- Member of the Board of Directors of the Glen Ellyn Children’s Resource Center (Finance and Human Resources Committees)
- Member of the Grants Professionals Association
Catherine earned a law degree from the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law and an undergraduate degree in English with Highest University Honors (Bronze Tablet) from the University of Illinois.