Storyteller. Writer. Producer.
Catherine has worked in multiple geographical, economic and clinical settings including rural health care, intensive care, school nursing, and she currently works as a certified hospice and palliative care nurse (CHPN). Catherine has a B.S. in Nursing from St. Teresa's College in Winona, MN completing her clinical at St. Mary's hospital under the influence of the Franciscan sisters and the Mayo Clinic physicians.
This educational foundation of compassion, medical and nursing excellence was focused on patient centered care. In October of 2005, she was profiled on NPR's "My Fellow American" series as part of a project called, Daily Meaning: Life Inside America's Service Industries. Catherine has completed the curriculum for Coactive Coaching at Coaches Training Institute.
Ann has a BMA in Voice Performance from University of Michigan School of Music. In October 2007 she released her debut CD Half Irish Full of Love a unique mixture of musical theater favorites and traditional Irish melodies. She is a cantor at weddings and funerals and has performed at Davenport’s, 3160, Eastgate Cafe and various venues around Chicago. Her dream is to be the voice of a Disney character.