Senior Vice President

Catherine Richardson is senior vice president of external relations and sponsorship. She is responsible for providing ongoing development of The Council’s Partners in Excellence corporate sponsorship program, as well as support to insurance carriers, reinsurers, vendors and other non-member firms with whom The Council has important relationships. Richardson joined The Council from member firm Rutherfoord (a Marsh and McLennan Agency LLC company) where she was a business development executive and government contracting practice leader, overseeing the strength and growth of Rutherfoord’s government contracting vertical. Earlier in her career, Richardson served as clerk of the Armed Services Committee for the U.S. House of Representatives. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

First job: Hostess at a deli in my hometown

Last book read: Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

Favorite food: Cheese!!!!

Favorite beverage: White wine but a Coca Cola is a close second.

If I were to retire tomorrow, I would… Retire? Don’t be silly.