Catherine M. (Cathy) Perme is a change agent with deep experience in organizational change, who has also been changed personally! Cathy’s background includes nearly thirty years of experience in organizational consulting as the owner and president of a regional consulting firm headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. Her firm, C. M. Perme & Associates LLC, has helped hundreds of organizations, from two-person firms to multinational corporations, to focus clearly, organize effectively, and act with courage. She enjoys working with all levels of an organization, from line workers to CEO’s. She believes that we all have the opportunity to “take the lead” in both our professional and personal lives and offers practical advice on how to do that, as well as when to back off and why.