Catherine Gural has lived in Montgomery since 2010 and will bring over 17 years of experience in finance, technology, and non-profit management to the Township Committee. In addition, Catherine works as a Multiple Sclerosis advocate, because she has been successfully living with MS since 2001.
Catherine is currently completing her undergraduate degree in English/Film Studies at Rutgers University. She works full time as a Strategic Business Support Manager for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, where she is responsible for a portfolio of large-scale projects for the banking and brokerage business. She is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, making her an expert in streamlining processes and maximizing resources.
Catherine also serves as the co-chair of the Disability Advocacy Network in NJ for the Bank, where she won the Global Diversity and Inclusion Award in 2014. She was nominated for the Global Volunteer Award the same year. Additionally, she is a member of the Parents and Caregivers Network as well as Women in Tech and Ops.
Catherine is a member of the Emerge NJ 2018 class, which readies women candidates for political office. She is also a member of the Women’s Political Caucus of NJ.
Catherine is married to Todd, an 8th grade social studies teacher, and is proud mom to Simon (18), Sadie (5), and Stella (2).
If elected to the Township Committee, Catherine plans to apply her professional background in process improvement and efficiency to her work in public service. She will leverage her knowledge of strategy and execution to provide a more open and transparent local government where everyone feels their voices are heard.