Cathy Bennett is a seasoned entrepreneur, board director, and consultant focused on growth. She has worked with dozens of companies to improve business performance. She has 30 years of leadership in her own company, Bennett Group of Companies, which includes operations in commercial and industrial construction, human resource support, food service, and real estate investment. She has served as a Member of the Newfoundland & Labrador House of Assembly, also serving as the Minister for Finance, the President of the Treasury Board, and the Minister responsible for the Status of Women, among other roles. Cathy has also been an active member and board member of dozens of community-based organizations.