Catherine, Principal at Catherine Del Paggio Consulting, is a 20-year veteran fundraising professional with proven expertise in capital and endowment campaigns, current operations support and strategic planning. Her experience ranges from Executive Director of Bayou City Performing Arts to University of Houston System Director of Development, where she served as the University Advancement special projects fundraiser for the Vice Chancellor and Associate Vice Chancellor. At St. John's School, she was the lead advancement professional for a $75 million capital and endowment campaign, alumni affairs, annual fund, communications and development operations. As an Executive Director of Development at William Marsh Rice University, she served as the lead development officer for the business school's $87.5 million capital and endowment campaign and the Senior Development Officer on the Chemistry Building renovation $28 million fundraising initiative and worked with the dean on the $14 million Keck Foundation naming gift. For four years at U.T. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, she served as Associate Director of Development for their $151 million capital campaign. She also held the position of Manager for HIV Drug Therapy/Vaccine on a $2 million portion and managed Faculty Achievement Awards endowment $3 million fund raising program. She graduated University of Wyoming, with a B.S. Political Science, Economics Option.