Cathy Harris is founder and president of C. Harris Companies, Inc., an organizational and staff development firm based in New Orleans.
The company has earned a well-deserved reputation for understanding the ever-changing workplace environment and developing impactful remedies. Cathy and her team encompass a broad range of expertise including leadership development, diversity and inclusion, transformational change, communication and dialogue skills, team building, conflict resolution and customer service. In this evolving labor market she recognizes that for businesses and organizations to sustain employee productivity and financial profitability, being proactive concerning workplace issues, as opposed to reactionary, is imperative.
A veteran business and diversity consultant with more than 27 years of experience, Cathy is known for her ability to move people beyond their personal biases and assumptions towards respectful relationships that support a healthy, workplace atmosphere. Often cited as an outstanding businesswoman, Cathy is also beloved for her generous spirit, which is evidenced by her community service projects and civic engagement.
Previous clients include Chevron, USDA (multiple agencies), Internal Revenue Service, LSU, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tulane University among many others. You may find a partial client list here