Cati Mitchell-Crossley

Partner | Office Leader

Cati Mitchell-Crossley

Cati is a member of the Executive Committee at Isaacson, Miller and serves as Office Lead of the firm’s California office. Since joining the firm in 2012, Cati’s practice has focused on filling leadership roles within higher education, as well as for healthcare, scientific research, and nonprofit organizations. Her portfolio of work includes presidents, vice presidents, provosts, deans, chairs, and board members at leading public and private institutions. Over the course of more than 150 searches, Cati has developed extensive experience advising search committees and boards during times of leadership transition.

Cati brings a strong commitment to diversity to all of her work. In the past two years, 75 percent of her placements identified as women or people of color. Internally, Cati also serves on the firmwide committee for equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Prior to joining Isaacson, Miller, Cati founded and managed a national service program focused on improving access to and success in higher education for students from rural communities. She earned her B.A. in Sociology from Bowdoin College and her M.A. in Policy, Education, and Leadership Studies from the Stanford University Graduate School of Education.

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