Hi, I'm Kathy Catino a non profit nerd with 20+ yrs successful experience crafting broad-based strategies that drive organizational growth, significantly expand programs and services, and ensure goal achievement with regard to fundraising, overall fiscal health and social impact. I am passionate about social justice causes and serving those less fortunate among us.
Kathy Catino is an optimist, feminist, activist, believer of karma, seeker of justice and peace, lover of life, family, learning, humor, children, inner beauty and earthly ahhhhs. Kathy Catino is a bleeding heart liberal who wasn't born yesterday. Kathy Catino has dedicated her life to working for the disenfranchised and to help the poor. Kathy Catino has raised tens of millions of dollars to accomplish those goals. To learn more see story in Home Town Heroes at: www.sunnyharborpublishing.org/HometownHeroesFlorida.php
Kathy Catino's Background
Kathy Catino's Experience
Chief Advancement Officer at Harbor House of Central Florida
Start Date, June 2012
Owner/Consultant at The Buck Starts Here, Inc.
Significantly improved fundraising and strategic planning efforts of 50+ nonprofit organizations and created, delivered 300+ US, international presentations and training programs. Clients include domestic violence programs in US and abroad.
Regional Director of Development at YMCA of Greater Richmond
January 2009 - December 2011
Associate Director at Equality Virginia
January 2008 - December 2008
CEO at Shelter for Abused Women
July 1994 - February 2007
Designed, implemented vision-driven strategic plans and developed partnerships that expanded organization from 4,000 sf of mortgaged space to four locations w/40,000 sf mortgage-free space; 7 to 50 employees; 20 to 250 volunteers; $300k to $4m annual budget; assets from $10k to $20m; cash reserves from $20k to $4m; increased women and children served from 500 to 5,000 annually. Earned four star rating from Charity Navigator and Guidestar; Point of Light designation; Kapnick Excellence in Non Profit Leadership award.
President, Vice President, Legislative Chair, Board Member at Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence
1988 - 2007
Named to Board of Directors, appointed Legislative Chair in 1998, served as VP from 2002 - 2005, twice elected President (2000 & 2006) and served on Executive Committee 7 out of 9 years. Achievements include recognized by 3 Florida Governors with appointments to state task force commissions / authored fundraising workbook for DV centers that improved centers' revenue and played key role in effecting major public policy changes including clemency for battered women in prison.
Kathy Catino's Education
East Central College
Bachelor of Arts Degree-Level Course Work
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Bachelor of Arts Degree-Level Coursework
Concentration: General Studies
St. Scholastica Academy
Concentration: College Prep
Kathy Catino's Interests & Activities
Marketing, political action, social justice, cinema, organization, public speaking, learning, anthropology, networking, bargains, travel, bargain travel, my family, my dog...so much living to do.