I am thrilled to announce that Cathy Windeatt has accepted the position of Administrative Assistant in the Office of Corporate Relations effective January 9, 2012. Cathy has recently relocated from Erie, PA with her husband, Bruce, and will be supporting CR Directors, Gary Girzadas and Jeff Arnold.
Cathy’s ability to build strong relationships combined with her over 15 years of experience as an Executive Administrative Assistant will be a tremendous asset to the Corporate and Foundation Relations team moving forward.
Cathy’s background includes her most recent assignment as the Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Advancement at Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA. During that time she also supported the Director of Corporate Relations and has tremendous experience in development, corporate accounts and all aspects of travel and event planning. She has also held posts as an AA for the Director of Tourism in the Hollywood, Florida Office of Tourism, the EVP and Chief Marketing Officer of Birks & Mayors, Inc., and the President and Chief Operating Officer of Dean Foods in Franklin Park, Illinois.
Cathy arrives in South Bend with her husband, Bruce, and two dogs and looks forward to spending more quality time with her four daughters who live in Chicago area. Cathy also has a son who works as a journalist in their home state of West Virginia. Please join me in welcoming Cathy Windeatt to the University Relations Team!