Catherine has over 10 years of experience in sales and marketing at both AT&T and Lexis-Nexis where she served as a Senior Applications Consultant and lead mentor. She was responsible for professional development and specialized training at Lexis-Nexis. After having a child with a disability, she became intimately involved in advocacy work in both New Jersey and Virginia. She organized and led several parent groups that advocated for changes in policies at the district level. She is a member of Virginia Partners in Policy-making and works extensively with families who have children with disabilities.