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Cate Fulkerson is a consensus builder and experienced C level executive with a proven track record of ethical, strategic, and common-sense approach to problem solving. Cate is highly skilled in developing creative and innovative initiatives to address issues and requirements likely to impact a multi-faceted organization. As a collaborative facilitator and team player, Cate is strongly committed to developing organizational integrity and establishing and maintaining strong partnerships with key individuals and staffs in public, private, and non-profit sectors.  In the Washington, DC metropolitan area Cate is known as a compassionate, no-nonsense leader of people and programs, with the business acumen to understand the value of visioning as well as the nuances associated with successful change management.  Her executive experience includes board governance, integrating diverse backgrounds values and perspectives to successfully develop and implement strategic goals and projects. 



Cate has a BA from Washington College and a Master of Public Administration from George Mason University.  Cate is a Certified Manager of Community Associations by the Community Associations Institute and has been listed in Who’s Who in America since 2015.



Her integrity and experience make her a great asset to any organization. She understands how to run an organization and what it takes to foster communication with a large group of people with differing view points.
— Casey Veatch, Principal at Veatch Commercial Real Estate
Managing a complex organization with myriad stakeholders isn’t easy. While I was on the Board of Directors for the Reston Association, Cate showed me that she is up to the task. Cate brought every member of the Board up to speed on many complex issues and provided us with guidance and context that were critical.
— Paul Thomas, Senior Director of Instruction, PowerMyLearning
Regardless of the environment (from hands-on ‘get dirty’ volunteering to high level investment discussions between a private company and a large organization) Cate remains a true, ethical professional. She has an uncanny knack for assessing any situation and devising plans to best manage. She is smart and extremely organized. Always ready to lend a hand, she is a true partner and is an asset to every community with whom she engages.
— Maggie Parker, Comstock
She is a consummate professional whose ability to drive and nurture a high-performance culture while maintaining a supportive and collaborative vision is more than admirable. She is masterful in assisting in negotiating a path to the development of a strategic road-map drawing out an audience consisting of novices to experts to find their own conclusions.
— Melissa Kelley, PHR, Director of Human Resources & Administration Reston Association
Cate is a true professional who values people and their contributions, communicates with deference and authority, challenges mediocrity and recognizes excellence. She’s shown to be a respected member of the local business community and is committed to seeing everyone within it succeed.
— Garrett Skinner, PMP, CFM, Floodplain Management Professional CDM Smith
Cate is an outstanding professional with a big heart. I had the honor of knowing Cate professionally for many years and her dedication to every project and initiative to benefit the community is unwavering. She is very driven, results oriented and always leads by example.
— Aurelia Dinoso, Vice President Business Development, John Marshall Bank