Director of Strategy
As Director of Strategy, Cadie leads thoughtful project strategy and guides our team to do their best work. She is an intentional listener, thoughtful facilitator, community connector, and passionate about understanding what drives people and organizations.
Cadie’s experience includes developing and facilitating strategic planning processes, strategizing community outreach, facilitating team and stakeholder engagements, creatively curating strategic communications, and partnering with community-based nonprofits and businesses. With her social service services and workforce development background, she deeply understands the education and community/economic development sectors. Across all our service areas, Cadie has honed her ability to match unique challenges with innovative, equitable, and inclusive solutions. She thrives at ensuring clients experience intentional processes and define people-centered strategies that drive equitable outcomes.
Outside of work, you can find her exploring food and wine destinations with her husband or at the lake with their dog.
"What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead."
— Nelson Mandela
Education + Recognition
Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs | Washington State University Vancouver
Master of Public Affairs | Washington State University Vancouver
Graduate | Leadership Clark County
Award Nominee | Marshall Leadership
Getting Ahead Facilitator | aha! Process
Beverly Ford Case Management Best Practices | Workforce 180
Board Member | Nonprofit Network SW Washington
Team Mentor & Facilitator | Leadership Clark County
Event Committee Member & Volunteer | Police Activities Leagues of SW Washington
Foster Parent & Event Volunteer | Humane Society for Southwest Washington
Lunch Buddy | Vancouver Public Schools
Member | Vancouver Rotary