Welcome to my Personal Website

Cathy Pix CroppedV2 I am an executive leader with a passion for enhancing business performance. My expertise is in human resources with specialization in corporate communications, client services, and operations management.

My goal in creating this site was to assemble one place where I could share both my professional experience and accomplishments as well as my personal interests.

I enjoy writing and hope you will enjoy my blog posts. I plan to add interesting information and stories over the next weeks and months and hope you will return to read and comment on my future posts.

In the meantime, please feel free to explore the rest of my site.

Cathy’s Blog Posts

Posted: September 18, 2014

Atlas World Group’s Mike Shaffer Honored with MSI Lifetime Achievement Award

mike-award-picEnjoying a journey that has all the elements of a classic American Dream story, Mike Shaffer has become an industry legend, building winning teams that have made Atlas World Group the successful company it is today…


Posted: May 7, 2014

Doubling Down on Unemployment

Four aces playing cards and gambling chipsI marked my six-month “can-iversary” in Atlantic City gambling a portion of my last unemployment payment…

Posted: Feb 25, 2014

Asleep on the Job, The Power of Napping

Energy PodBoston University professor William Anthony, Ph.D. and his wife Camille created National Napping Day in 1999. The unofficial holiday acknowledges that people feel sleepy after turning the clocks forward to adjust to Daylight Savings Time. Their goal was to encourage people to nap after “springing forward,” no matter where they are (home or work) and to make it a regular part of their healthy lifestyle…

Posted: Feb 22, 2014

I May Not Know Jamie Dimon But I Know Enough

Jamie DimonThe trials and tribulations of career transition go from the ridiculous to the sublime and back again. Nuggets of learning and affirmation happen every step of the way…

Posted: Feb 21, 2014

No Job, No Electricity, No Problem

StormWhen others were convinced that Hurricane Sandy would head out to sea or minimally impact the northeast, I was busy preparing for business continuity in light of the impending disaster…

Posted: Jan 21, 2014

Embracing the Blip – Navigating the Waves of Career Transition

Compas150The new host of “The Tonight Show” greeted his first audience on Monday with, “I’m Jimmy Fallon and I’ll be your host…for now”. He understands that most jobs are temporary. I learned this several months ago…