Catherine is a Business Impact Strategist who is passionate about creating positive social change through business. Catherine founded Ignite Leadership International® after a successful career in the food service and healthcare industries. Her passion to change how business is done now drives her values-based business and goal to attain B-Corp certification. Her MoreThanGreen™ program includes 2% of top line revenues donated to charity.
Catherine has extensive experience as an entrepreneur, non-profit executive, board member, educator and food service and healthcare professional. This diverse background has been instrumental in creating positive organizational change designed to boost profits & business growth while creating stronger teams, better communication and effective leaders. More recently, she created the online program IMPACT Business Blueprint to guide other mission-driven organizations to adopt a new approach and create positive change. Catherine is on a mission to change the world through business by changing the rules of business.
As a speaker, Catherine’s pragmatic and insightful approach enlightens and engages audiences wherever she speaks.
Catherine lives in North Vancouver B.C., and enjoys time with family and friends, travelling, and volunteering in the community. Although, not “sporty” Catherine is a great cheerleader and avid fan of the Vancouver Canucks, B.C. Lions and Team Canada. She is also a self-proclaimed “Olympaholic”.