Cathy McCullough, MS
Chief Strategist & Executive Coach
Cathy has built a life where passion and people are at the core, where inspiring real relationships and transformation are paramount. She has always pursued things she’s passionate about, including leadership, organizational culture, and organizational strategy.
Clients tell Cathy that what she does best is to stir the difficult discussions around people and strategy. Both are about clarity, focus, and intent, and Cathy believes it should be a results-oriented journey. Her work has helped growth organizations consistently reach the next level by giving them the infrastructure needed to support their desired outcomes.
Cathy's work has helped organizations of all sizes and sectors (both profit & non-profit) throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, India, and the Middle East to develop strategies for continued revenue generation (for-profit) and/or to create alignment and clarity on identified pathways for increased value streams to constituents (non-profit), while also creating high performance cultures through Strategic Facilitation, Consulting, and Leadership Team Retreats, as well as Executive Coaching.
A partial list of organizations Cthy has served include World Neighbors, The Edraak Foundation, the TSA (Department of Homeland Security), S&P Consultants, Tantus Technologies, Monroe Wheelchair, Dutch Valley Food Distributors, St. Luke’s Health Care Network, RC Pet Products, Tenzing, Kyyba, Centek, Ignite Social Media, Frederique Constant, Signature Consultants, World Emblem, Pulse8, SentryOne, Signature Consultants, Arbill, Frederique Constant, Metro Technology Center (and other educational entities), and more.
Cathy also serves as Director and Facilitator of the Executive Officer Network (a leadership Think-Tank made up of an elite group of business & industry leaders that come together to create solutions for their organizational issues & challenges while also learning how to maximize their own leadership potential).
Cathy holds numerous certifications including Strategic Planning, Project Management, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Master Certification, Organizational Culture Analysis Master Certification, AchieveGlobal Master Certification, Executive Coaching, DiSC Profile, and more. Her entrepreneurial drive has resulted in her ownership of a small business in her early years, at which time she was named a Delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business.
Over the years, international associations have invited Cathy to present workshops and conference keynotes on strategy, “people” issues, leading change, organizational culture, building accountable cultures, and leadership. Conference workshops and/or keynote presentation groups include (in part) Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO), Oklahoma State University Extension Service, the Academy for Human Resource Development, the Association for Talent Development, the Precision Machined Products Association (PMPA), Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma’s Annual Conference, Oklahoma Department of Career & Technology, National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders, Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women, Guest Lectures for Oklahoma State University’s College of Business, University of Central Oklahoma’s Women in Business Conference, the Rhythm Systems International Breakthrough Conference, and more.
Cathy's published works include A Practical Guide to Needs Assessment, 3rd edition (Wiley Press), T+D Journal, College & University Auditor, and Forbes, to name a few.
Cathy has led numerous webinars and podcasts on leadership, accountability, and strategy. She is also co-author of Predictable Results: How Successful Companies Tackle Growth Challenges and Win, which is on the Amazon Best-Seller list.