Assistant Director with the Business Community

As the Assistant Director of the Business Community, Cathryn is responsible for providing career services programming on a wide variety of topics, such as: writing targeted resumes and cover letters, business career exploration, navigating the internship and job search process and more. She works individually with students of all years and disciplines to assist in their career development.

Prior to joining the UVA Career Center in 2017, Cathryn was a Program Manager in Alumni Career Services at the Darden School of Business where she worked closely with alumni and employers to provide a networking platform and grow opportunities for alumni. She has experience in program development and management, student advising, and marketing and communications. She is passionate about working one-on-one with students to help them discover and achieve their personal and professional goals.

Cathryn graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.A. in Communication Studies. She also holds a M.Ed in Higher Education Administration from Montana State University. Outside of work she enjoys Crossfit, cooking, and going on outdoor adventures with her husband Russell, daughter Hattie, and two dogs Jackson and Bridger.


  • Montana State University-Bozeman, M.Ed. Higher Education
  • Virginia Tech, BA Communication Studies