Catherine Lecesse is the Director of Finance and Operations at Global Health Strategies. She came to GHS from Tough Mudder, an international sports event company that she joined during their start-up phase to build the Finance department and systems. Catherine is also a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, having served for two and a half years as a NGO Development Volunteer for an HIV/AIDS counseling center in Botswana and an additional six months performing financial consulting as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer for CBOs in the Eastern Caribbean. Prior to the Peace Corps, Catherine was the Grants Coordinator at the National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance for three years, working to foster innovation and entrepreneurship at institutions of higher education. Catherine has a dual BBA/BA in Finance and Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a MA in Economics from The New School.