catherine wessling leeds school of business
Program Manager
Deming Center for Entrepreneurship

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Catherine joined the Deming team in March 2018 and focuses on community outreach and supporting our graduate students. In her early career, she promoted science and K-12 education in Washington, D.C., through program management and creative design. She spent eight years as a Board Member for EcoWomen, a non-profit organization working to empower women to become leaders for the environmental community. Most recently, Catherine was the Marketing Manager for Haibike USA, an entrepreneurial branch of a German electric bike company launching in the U.S. market. She formerly worked for the U.S. Department of Energy, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences. She has an MA from the University of Denver in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration, and a BA from the University of Colorado in International Affairs.

Catherine is a Colorado native and spends her free time exploring our backyard by foot and on two wheels with her husband, daughter, and puppy. She also supports her hometown, Louisville, Colorado, by serving as a Board Member of the Louisville History Foundation.