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Catherine LaCour is a seasoned strategist, innovator and marketing executive with deep experience building brands that provide value and drive connection. Catherine serves as Chief Marketing Officer for Blackbaud, the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good. She leads Blackbaud’s global brand, go-to-market strategy and other strategic marketing functions and is passionate about delivering an outstanding experience to customer organizations and their missions to build a better world. Catherine helms the Blackbaud Institute, which brings together the best minds in philanthropy to develop and share leading-edge research and insight that accelerate the impact of the social good community.
In July 2022, Catherine was the recipient of the South Carolina Women in Business Award, and in 2021, she was named one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council (NDC) and DiversityFirst. The award honors female leaders who have made significant contributions to their company and overall technology industry, striving to eliminate the gender gap in the C-suite. Catherine serves on the Board of the Women’s Refugee Commission and Coastal Community Foundation. She is an Aspen Institute Global Leadership Network Fellow and is a member of the select Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit community.