County Alliance names Cathy Wilhite President/CEO
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[May 14, 2016]
- The Board of Directors of the Logan County Alliance is pleased to
announce Cathy Wilhite has been selected as the organization's new
President and C.E.O.
Cathy brings many years of experience managing and directing
non-profit organizations as well as working with and consulting for
private sector businesses. In addition, she and her family have
long-term ties to Logan County.
Cathy Wilhite has over 25 years' experience in the nonprofit
industry. She has served as the CEO of several different
organizations, at local, state and federal level and has been the
director of development for an agency offering advocacy, support,
job training and workforce development.
As a business owner, she consulted on a variety of issues pertaining
to workforce development and sustainability as they relate to
domestic policy in the business community. Her extensive experience
in developing and implementing strategic planning and fund
development as strategies to build support for small business
agendas in local communities has allowed her to develop and execute
lobbying strategy to pressure local, state and federal officials to
promote a pro-business agenda.
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She has long been involved in strengthening communities by
developing community partnerships on a local and global basis. She
is skilled in the ability to manage through influence, being able to
work with a variety of disparate stakeholders, while working in a
consensus-driven environment advocating for business at all times.
She also has a background of successful leadership experience with
Fortune 500 companies.
Cathy has deep roots in Logan County; her family has lived here for over 35
years. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois with degrees in Animal
Science, Ag Economics, and Physics. She also has an MBA from John Hopkins, Carey
Business School in Entrepreneurship.
" I am honored to have been selected as the new President and CEO of the Logan
County Alliance. I look forward to working with the community in moving
Lincoln/Logan County forward while advocating for the business community," noted
[copied by authority of Cathy Wilhite]