Catherine guides the management team to strengthen engagement and business connections within the NTA community and its unique position in the packaged-travel space. She focuses on strategic continuity and professional development and encourages collaboration and fresh ideas among the association’s members: tour operators, experience providers, and representatives of all the vital components of packaged travel.
A recognized face of leadership in the industry, Catherine serves on the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, which is an advisory body to the Secretary of Commerce; the Tourism Cares Board of Directors; Travel Unity’s Association Working Group; and the Kentucky Advisory Committee for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.
A native of Georgetown, Kentucky, Catherine is a graduate of Transylvania University and has earned NTA’s Certified Tour Professional designation.