Caty Perez is the Associate Vice President for Development at California State University, Fresno. She has served Fresno State across campus in various development roles for almost 18 years where her goal is to create an environment of philanthropy and serve both on campus and in the community. She engages with alumni, friends, corporations and foundations through strategic partnerships and raise private support. She is a thought leader and strategic collaborator across the university and community.
She also serves as the Network Weaver for the James Irvine New Leadership Network in Fresno, CA and was a member of the first cohort of the NLN.
Caty is a valley native and received a BA in Applied Mathematics from Fresno Pacific University and MA in Education Leadership from California State University, Fresno. She currently serves as Vice President for Fresno Innovative Charter Schools and on the advisory board for the Phillip J. Patino School of Entrepreneurship.