Managing Partner & Co-Founder
Catherine co-founded GSA in 1998 and is a Managing Partner of the firm and member of its Investment Committee. Catherine leads investments across buyouts, growth equity and venture capital, with emphasis on GSA’s IT and healthcare venture portfolio. Over the last 13 years, she has been a lead if not first investor for a number of new private equity teams that are now well established as leaders within their areas of investment focus, and is active on numerous advisory boards. She has worked closely with clients on pro-actively managing the wind down of mature portfolios, and has been involved in development of GSA’s cash flow and NAV forecasting capability to assist clients with investment pace and portfolio composition.
Prior to GSA, Catherine built a successful 14-year career in the design and implementation of private equity investment programs where there was both a financial and business development objective. In total, she led the formation of private equity investment programs with nearly $400 million under management for major corporate and state pension fund investors.
BA, Business Admin & Government, University of Notre Dame
MPA, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government