Catherine Blaney, FCLC ’86
Catherine Blaney, FCLC ’86, is the head of partnership development for Bloomberg Philanthropies, where she fundraises and develops partnerships with several different initiatives that are partnered with the organization. Catherine has also been a special advisor to the president & CEO of the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum since 2006. Along with the chairman, Michael Bloomberg, she helped spearhead fundraising for the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and the Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center—both for the capital campaign and for operational and program development. She is also the CEO of CBlaney Group (formerly Cathy Blaney & Associates), a nationally recognized fundraising firm in the political and nonprofit world. She received her law degree from St. John’s University and a B.A. in political science and sociology from Fordham University, where she serves on the President’s Council.