Master of Public Administration – University of North Carolina Charlotte (2017) Master of Environmental Management – Duke University (2011) Bachelor of Science in Business/Economics, Biology, Environmental Studies – Randolph-Macon College (2009)
Catherine has a background in public administration and environmental management and possesses extensive research and analytical skills. Her expertise lies in the areas of strategic planning, conducting assessments of organizational effectiveness practices, compiling and analyzing data, and benchmarking. Catherine has participated in numerous financial and management studies for water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities and other public sector organizations across the country. Catherine is active in the water and wastewater utility industry, having presented at several conferences and co-authored two recent articles on long-term rate increases in Journal AWWA. Catherine also co-authored a chapter entitled “Public Outreach and Gaining Stakeholder Commitment,” for the Fourth Edition of the industry guidebook, Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing: The Changing Landscape. Prior to working at Raftelis, Catherine was a senior fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Development.