Cathy Castle

Cathy Castle

Project Manager

Cathy’s extensive background managing full-service projects has led her to become an integral member of the CSA Education team. Utilizing her 30-plus years of experience, Cathy is able to take the lead on any project and build a relationship based on knowledge and respect with the team and the client.

Highly regarded as a reliable and organized publishing professional, Cathy began her career as a Project Manager where she managed teams focusing on K-6 educational products. Quickly becoming the “go-to” person in the company for all project-related questions, she became a Senior Project Manager, where she created and managed core PM teams to oversee the development of highly visual initiatives. Handling K-12 and Higher Education Print and Online products, Cathy facilitated production through traditional and Agile-type workflows, and built and directed cross-functional teams from multiple service areas.

Milestone highlights in Cathy ’s career include:

  • Supervising and effectively managing a staff of 15 Project Managers and Coordinators, providing coaching, training, performance reviews, and overall support and guidance
  • Embracing the role of Studio Team Lead for a company’s largest promotional products programs
  • Using strong leadership skills to quickly integrate standard practices to improve team performance and deliverables
  • Coordinating with service-area teams to create workflows, build schedules, report project status, and effectively deliver quality products to publishing clients

Cathy graduated with an Associate Degree in Applied Science from Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio. 

Cathy adores all Ohio sports teams, from THE Ohio State Buckeyes to Dayton Flyers basketball! She is also a self-proclaimed craft junkie. She has created everything from Independence Day floats (for which she won an award!) to silk floral arrangements for weddings to holiday wreaths and homemade soap.

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