Woman of the Week: Cathy Smith

Caroline  -  Apr 21, 2014  -  No Comments

Here at Executive Elements, we like to feature fantastic women we think you should know. Some of these women are clients, some are friends, some are women we’ve only just met. But they all have this in common: they are dynamic, interesting gals who have agreed to share with us their insights and secrets to success.

Cathy Smith

My Current Job/Company:
Commercial Lines Sales Officer

My Birthdate:
01.01.1963

My Work:
I discover and prioritize sales opportunities for Grange Insurance, and lead teams in finding ways to capture them.

My Passion:
Putting my faith into action.

My Family:
David (Best friend, husband and biggest fan), Erick (Daredevil son – 13), Ben (Charming son, second biggest fan – 13)

My Heroes:
The not-for-profit leaders in Columbus have something special going on and contribute immeasurably to our community.

My Escape:
Being on the water, in the sun.

My Pet Peeve:
Intolerance (ironically).

My Indulgence:
Spa treatments. Red wine.

My Roots:
Southern, active outdoors.

My Future:
Purposeful, focused, with outward orientation.

My Quote on Life:
“If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.” (unknown)

My Accessory:
Brighton earrings and my sapphire cross.

My Advice to Young Women:
The world is lucky to have you and all that you will contribute. Know yourself so that you can make the most of those contributions.

How I Balance it All:
Sometimes, balance actually does happen for me. When it does, it’s because of a supportive husband first, GREAT girlfriends second (I love you, Reddy Sisters), a compassionate work environment, and a solid faith that it’s all for a bigger purpose.

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