Catherine Dorazio, Managing Director, Business Development at Connor, Clark & Lunn Private Capital Ltd. has responsibility for corporate branding and recruitment, as well as leading an experienced team of investment professionals nationally. Catherine works with Jeff Guise, Managing Director, Investments and Corey MacEachern, Managing Director, Business Management & Operations to set the strategic direction of the company. The three members of the leadership team were recognized as finalists in the prestigious EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Pacific Awards program for the Investment Services category.
Previously, Catherine worked with CC&L Private Capital as Vice President and Portfolio Manager where she built a successful practice guiding the investments of private clients and foundations.
Catherine earned a Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com) degree, MBA degree, Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designation, and completed the Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) program of the Family Enterprise Xchange. Prior to a career in finance, she represented Canada as a professional freestyle snowboarder in World Cup and media events globally.
Catherine worked with BC Children’s Hospital for 13 years in various capacities including Head of the Sponsorship Committee for the Crystal Ball. She has also worked extensively with BC Women’s Hospital and the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs among other worthwhile causes.
Catherine received Business in Vancouver's Forty Under 40 award and the finance industry Five Star Professional award. BCBusiness magazine named her one of BC’s Most Influential Women in Finance in 2019 and one of BC’s 50 Most Influential Women in 2015. Recently, she began sharing her career pursuits as a public speaker, and can often be found relaxing on the ski hills of Whistler with her family.