Speaker Profile

Catherine Davis
Catherine Davis
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Feeding America

As Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Catherine 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. Here is proof of expertise coming together to produce messages with impact and resonance: Feeding America Uses AI to Find the Face of Hunger.

Prior to joining Feeding America, Catherine oversaw the U.S. McDonald’s and Esurance businesses at Leo Burnett. An established leader in her field, Catherine 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.

Catherine was named one of Advertising Age’s Women to Watch in 2018, 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, Forbes and Inc.

Catherine currently serves of the board of She Runs It and has served as a board member for Make‐A‐Wish America and The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and is equally committed to her community, as she has been a committee member of the World Economic Forum Sustainability Committee.

Catherine has participated in several formal mentoring programs including at Leo Burnett and She Runs It. She has also participated in several panels including “Accelerating Leadership for Women” at Publicis and “What I Would Tell my Future Self” for She Runs It in Chicago. Her advice on leadership has also been featured in the Huffington Post.