Catherine H. McGrath

Senior Consultant and Analyst, Cathy McGrath

Catherine H. McGrath

Senior Consultant & Principal, Analytical Solutions


Fairlee, Vermont


Dartmouth College, A.B., Stanford University, M.A.

Cathy returned to Marts & Lundy as a senior analyst in 2006 after five years working for her alma mater, Dartmouth College. There she served in a variety of capacities, including Associate Vice President for Planning and Operations – overseeing Donor Relations, Development Communication and Information Resources, and Director of Campaign Planning – managing planning and preparation for Dartmouth’s $1.3 billion campaign.

Early in her career, Cathy was a development officer at Harvard University and a management consultant with Bain & Company. Additionally, Cathy was Director of External Relations at the Snelling Center for Government in Burlington, Vermont, and Director of Development at Crossroads Academy, an independent K-8 school in Lyme, New Hampshire.

During her first tenure at Marts & Lundy from 1989-1998, Cathy worked with clients in Electronic Screening®, conducted campaign readiness, benchmarking and feasibility studies, introduced the Firm’s constituent survey service and served as a member of the management team and the Board of Directors.

Cathy is a senior consultant as well as part of the Analytical Solutions team, bringing an “in the trenches” perspective to its tools, services and innovations.

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  • Boston College, MA
  • Boston Latin School, MA
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  • Clarkson University, NY
  • Cleveland State University, OH
  • Franklin & Marshall College, PA
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium, IL
  • Lehigh University, PA
  • Lincoln School, RI
  • Loyola College in Maryland, MD
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  • Maple Street School, VT
  • Middlesex School, MA
  • Morehead Planetarium, NC
  • Northfield Mount Hermon School, MA
  • Semester at Sea/Institute for Shipboard Education, VA
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  • St. Paul’s School, NH
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  • Western Reserve Academy, OH
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