Title: Research Analyst - Business Development
Catherine serves as Research Analyst - Business Development at The Critical Mass, bringing over nine years of experience in research, analysis, business management, and acquisitions.
In addition to her work at TCM, Catherine develops wargames and crisis simulations at Strategic Crisis Simulations, with a specialization in force-on-force simulations, autonomous weapons systems, operational anomalies, and cybersecurity breaches.
Prior to joining The Critical Mass, Catherine held the role of Program Director at Dana West Yacht Club, a culmination of eight years building and managing multiple maritime training facilities within the United States. Catherine previously served as an OSINT Research Analyst for projects in the Middle East, in addition to teaching negotiation skills in the private sector.
Catherine is concluding a MA in International Affairs with concentrations in International Security and Emerging Technologies. She holds a double BA with Dean’s Honors in Global Studies and Middle East studies, with language training in Arabic and Spanish.
In her free time, Catherine serves as a captain, tactician, and navigator in the maritime industry. She has sailed upwards of 80,000 nautical miles, in addition to representing the United States internationally as a professional athlete.