Catherine is the founder and CEO of Civility Partners, and delivers services in consulting, training and coaching. She became interested in solving the problem of toxic work environments after working in one herself as the Director of HR. She spent all of grad school studying the topic, and started Civility Partners immediately after graduation in 2009. Since then, Civility Partners has served a vast array of clients.
Catherine has written three books, one of which Ken Blanchard called, “the most comprehensive and valuable handbook on the topic” of workplace bullying, and has been cited in such media outlets as Forbes.com, Inc Magazine, Entrepreneur, and USA Today. She’s also appeared as a guest on such venues as NPR and CNN.
Catherine is Past-President of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), San Diego Chapter, and is active in the International Association for Workplace Bullying & Harassment (IAWBH). She is also one of the four founding members of the National Workplace Bullying Coalition, a nonprofit organization focused on ending workplace bullying through education, conversation and legislation. Catherine also taught communication courses in college for ten years.