Cathy Windschitl

Practice Director, Leadership Development

About Cathy

Cathy has spent her career helping individuals and organizations develop the mindset, capabilities and insights they need to accelerate readiness, transform and grow.

She has worked with new and seasoned leaders, including C-suite executives, in organizations ranging from start-ups to global companies, as well as in high-growth emerging markets. Her experience operating across such diverse contexts has earned her a reputation as a strategic, flexible, trusted advisor and genuine collaborator with a deep appreciation for each client’s unique challenges, and the ability to cut through complexity to solve the most pressing business issues.

As an intrapreneur, Cathy combines her natural curiosity and experimentation mindset with a relentless focus on results to deliver innovative learning solutions. These solutions have focused on improving key skills, both technical and interpersonal; building mindset and awareness in critical areas; integrating cultures and systems; increasing focus on clients and their needs; and providing opportunities for leaders to share and learn from each other and from experts in their fields.  She has worked with clients around the world in technology, healthcare, education, finance, legal, professional services, retail, manufacturing and hospitality.

Cathy has been a global conference speaker on the topics of experience-based development, design thinking, career progression, and the gender confidence gap. She is certified in the Hogan Leadership and viaEDGE Learning Agility assessments.

Prior to joining Proteus, Cathy was Vice President of Global Talent & Development at Thomson Reuters where she led talent, leadership, learning, performance, culture and diversity strategies for the business.

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