Catherine P. Sarrett
Catherine Sarrett has over 25 years of experience in the convention, sports, and entertainment industries. After two decades as a project manager and in senior management for two leading consulting firms in the field, she has launched her own practice dedicated to high quality, client-driven service. With Strategic Venue Studies, clients can count on a cost-effective report product that is analytical, fully supported, and focused on client goals.
Ms. Sarrett has prepared market analyses, feasibility studies, and economic impact assessments for convention and meeting facilities of all types and sizes. Her sports and recreation experience includes professional and amateur venues, youth sports complexes, ice centers, community recreation centers, and aquatic centers. Entertainment and event venues projects include performing arts centers, theaters, and outdoor amphitheaters. She has also evaluated the potential of a variety of tourism assets and conducted surveys assessing the needs and impressions of potential visitors. Her work has appeared in official bond financing documents and appraisals, and she has regularly presented findings to government officials public stakeholders.
Ms. Sarrett received her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Duke University and spent several years as a structural engineer before entering the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where she received her Masters of Business Administration, with a dual major in Finance and Marketing.
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Recent Projects (2009-2019)