Catherine joined Shannex in 2010 to lead the development of our academic nursing home partnership with Dalhousie University and has since held operations leadership roles on both the Enhanced Care and Retirement Living teams. In her current role as Senior Vice President, Operations, Catherine supports Shannex licensed nursing home and Parkland retirement living operations in Nova Scotia. Prior to joining Shannex, Catherine held program and project management positions in Nova Scotia’s former district health authorities.  

Catherine is a Certified Health Executive with the Canadian College of Health Leaders. She holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences from McMaster University, a Master of Health Services Administration from Dalhousie University and is an EXTRA Fellow with the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement.

Catherine currently serves on the IWK Health Centre Board and as Chair of the Health Centre’s Board Quality Committee. She has previously served as Chair, Bluenose Chapter, of the Canadian College of Health Leaders and as sessional faculty in Dalhousie’s School of Health Administration.