Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
As Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Cathy Davis works to increase public awareness of hunger in America. She is responsible for identifying innovative ways to engage the public in Feeding America’s mission as well as enhance the organization’s reputation as one of the best-known and most-admired non-profit brands in the country.
Prior to joining Feeding America, Cathy oversaw the U.S. McDonald’s and Esurance businesses at Leo Burnett. An established leader in her field, Cathy also previously held senior-level marketing positions at Diageo, Morgan Stanley and Discover Card. Her areas of marketing expertise include retail, consumer packaged goods and online businesses.
Cathy was named one of Advertising Age’s Media Mavens in 2015 and Adweek's 2014 Media All-Stars. Active in social media, she has more than 20,000 Twitter followers and made Forbes' list of 100 Must-Follow Marketing Minds on Twitter 2014. She also has been featured in The Huffington Post, Fast Company, and Inc.
Equally committed to her community, Cathy has been a committee member of the World Economic Forum Sustainability Committee and has served as a board member for Make-A-Wish America and The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Cathy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and marketing from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.