Director of Finance and Operations
Joined the Team in 2017
Catie Quinn is the Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) at Dorothy Dorothy Height Charter School. Catie moved to New Orleans in 2007 to assist in the recovery from Hurricane Katrina and subsequent levee failure. Catie started as an Americorps member working with Points of Light (formerly Hands On New Orleans) coordinating, housing and deploying out of state volunteers to gut and later rebuild properties. After completing her Americorps term, Catie stayed in the non profit sector, transitioning to work with organizations focused on youth education and empowerment. Catie started as the Operations Coordinator at Height in 2017, moving from coordinator, to manager, to dean and finally director. In her role as DFO, Catie oversees all aspects of school operations, from the front office and facility maintenance to data and technology. Working closely with operations vendors, Catie and the operations team make sure buses run on time, students have healthy meals and a clean facility in which to learn. Catie’s hobbies include gardening, festivals and making costumes. Catie was born in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from Grand Valley State University with a bachelors in art and design and emphasis in psychology.