Cathy LaRocca joined the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center as the Director of Grants Compliance and Development in 2016. She brought with her many years of varied experience in Health Care Philanthropy, including grant writing and management, capital campaign leadership, annual giving programs and planned gifts.

Cathy is a seasoned professional having held leadership positions in several professional associations, including Planned Giving Council of Central Massachusetts, Association of Fundraising Professionals, and the New England Association of Health Care Philanthropy.

Cathy holds a Masters of Education in Counseling and Personnel Services from the University of New Hampshire and a Masters of Public Health from the University of Massachusetts. An avid workout enthusiast, Cathy enjoys travel and engaging with people from different backgrounds and cultures.