Meet Catherine, a seasoned and highly accomplished Licensed Mortgage Professional who has been making waves in the industry since 2013. With an impressive background in private lending and a deep-rooted passion for helping clients achieve their real estate goals, Catherine’s expertise is second to none.
Her journey began in 2010 when she ventured into the world of private lending, establishing and managing her own successful lending business. Recognizing the significance of education and specialization, Catherine pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Management, with a specialization in Finance, from UBC. To further enhance her qualifications, she obtained her Sub-Mortgage Broker License through UBC’s esteemed Sauder School of Business in 2013.
Throughout her career, Catherine has continuously demonstrated her commitment to the industry by staying at the forefront of the ever-evolving mortgage landscape. She remains meticulously informed about lender panels, educational sessions, and conferences, ensuring that her knowledge is always up to date. By prioritizing personal growth and development, Catherine consistently delivers the highest level of service to her valued clients.
Catherine’s exceptional contributions to the mortgage sector have earned her widespread recognition and respect. She has been honored as one of CMP’s Rising Stars and Women of Influence in 2020, in addition to being named a Women of Influence in both 2019 and 2018. Her outstanding performance also led to her inclusion as a finalist for the prestigious CMA Top Young Gun award in 2019. Furthermore, Catherine’s remarkable achievements were acknowledged with the WIMI of the Year award in BC in 2018. Her dedication to excellence has been consistently recognized, with accolades such as Top Producer XEVA Verico in 2020 and 2019, as well as membership in Verico’s esteemed President’s Club and Executive Club in previous years.
Driven by a genuine desire to effect positive change, Catherine has rebranded her mortgage business as Cultivate + Evolve Financial. With a steadfast focus on providing clients with a comprehensive and forward-thinking approach, she empowers them to navigate an ever-changing financial landscape. Through education, transparency, and solution-based strategies, Catherine helps her clients strengthen their financial literacy and build a prosperous future across all aspects of their lives.
Looking ahead, Catherine envisions fostering a sense of community, internal leadership, and continuous education within the industry. She is passionate about raising awareness of the valuable services offered by independent mortgage professionals and the benefits of working with them. Catherine firmly believes in collaboration, supporting and uplifting one another, and challenging the existing systems to drive industry-wide improvement.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Catherine actively contributes to various organizations that align with her values. She is a proud member and supporter of WIMI, MPC, MBABC, and 100 Brokers Who Care. Her volunteer work includes providing financial literacy through Junior Achievement BC, where she imparts valuable knowledge to students aged 7-18. Catherine and her furry companion, Tawny, also volunteer as BARK Volunteers, delivering pet therapy to students in need within the community, with a focus on the UBC Okanagan Campus. Furthermore, Catherine extends her financial literacy initiatives to seniors’ centers and the wider community, aiming to empower individuals of all ages and backgrounds.
Catherine’s professionalism, expertise, and unwavering dedication have established her as a trailblazer in the mortgage profession. Her profound impact, both within her field and beyond, serves as an inspiration to her peers and clients alike. With a clear vision for the future and an unyielding commitment to excellence, Catherine is driving positive change within the industry while leaving a lasting legacy of success and empowerment.