Catherine Grace is an Oklahoma native who holds a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University and a MST in Early Childhood Education from Fordham University. Before moving to Nashville in 2016, she pursued her career teaching at several top independent schools in the Northeast, including Grace Church School in downtown New York City and the Brunswick School in Greenwich, CT. While living on the Upper East Side, Catherine was an active participant in philanthropic young professionals organizations, particularly the First Position of the School of American Ballet and the Greensward Circle of the Central Park Conversancy, where she served on various committees and took on leadership roles. Since moving to Nashville, Catherine has continued to pursue a patronage of the arts and education through involvement with Nashville Ballet, the Nashville Symphony, Cheekwood, and St. George’s Kindergarten. Catherine currently lives in Green Hills with her husband Frederick (a native New Yorker and lifelong Episcopalian), and their three young children, Sutton, Kingsley, and Russell. Catherine enjoys playing tennis and spending time with family in Palm Beach, Florida and Locust Valley, New York.