Cathy Jörin, MBA

Cathy Jörin

Cathy Jörin, MBA is senior director of the CIA’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies, of which The Food Business School is a part. In this role, Cathy leads administration and support operations. She plays a key role in overall strategic planning, as well as partnership and business development, and facilitates direct communication and collaboration between all CIA departments/divisions. Cathy was previously director of special projects and planning for the college’s Strategic Initiatives Group, which is responsible for a broad array of industry-leading thought leadership educational and conference events for professionals in the foodservice industry. She also held positions as the director of business analysis for continuing education and the associate director of education at the CIA at Greystone. Cathy continues to serve as a Strategic Initiatives liaison and project leader in Asia, and is the primary project leader on a recently launched Japanese studies concentration program for CIA bachelor’s degree students. She is a member of the San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier and chairs its membership committee. Cathy earned her MBA at the University of San Francisco, holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of California, Irvine, and is a graduate of the culinary arts program of the California Culinary Academy. (Santa Rosa, CA)