As the Organizational Culture Consultant with The Performance Institute, Cathy “Cat” Crosslin specializes in affecting cultural change within organizations through personal transformation, team building, performance enhancement, and leadership coaching. In addition to corporate work, one of her passions is helping those who are incarcerated, in recovery or in significant life transition.
Ms. Crosslin has a reputation as one of the most effective, interesting and entertaining presenters in the country. Her enthusiasm, credibility and personal passion allow her to reach even the most difficult audiences, which have included the toughest men’s and women’s prisons in the country, corporate executives, high level professional athletes, community leaders, youth and union-management relationships.
With her background in coaching, psychology, counseling, performance and a variety of race, gender, cultural and social justice issues, Cathy expertly guides her audiences to transformative growth. Her method incorporates personal accountability and practical daily actions. She is a versatile, humorous, enthusiastic presenter, good on her feet with any audience.
Cathy’s clients have described her as: captivating, awesome, inspiring, graceful, fun and “Catariffic!”
Ms. Crosslin holds a B.A. in Psychology from Whitman College, where she was an All-Conference basketball player, performed in theater productions including “A Chorus Line,” and co-hosted a popular local radio show; she also holds a Master’s degree in Education from Western Washington University. Cathy sings the national anthem at professional sporting events including the NBA and WNBA.
Formerly, Cathy was the head women’s basketball coach and an assistant professor at Whitman College, a nationally recognized AAU basketball coach, an at-risk youth counselor and the Chief Operating Officer at Gordon Graham and Company, Inc.