Managing Director


Gerard F. Cattie, Jr. is a Managing Director with Diversified Search in New York. His practice is focused on searches for senior leadership positions within prominent higher education institutions, non-profit organizations, global NGOs, foundations, associations and membership societies, healthcare providers, and arts & cultural entities. He has successfully conducted searches for a wide variety of functional leadership roles such as CEO; COO; CFO; CIO; President; Provost; Executive Director; Vice President, Development; Dean; Vice President, External Affairs; Vice President, Institutional Advancement; Vice President of Communications; Director of Development; Director of Major Gifts; Director of Planned Gifts, and many others. Mr. Cattie serves as Practice Head for the firm’s international Development & Philanthropy search practice.

Prior to initiating a career in search, Mr. Cattie spent a decade in key fundraising positions within a variety of leading arts, cultural, and educational institutions. He joined Diversified Search in 1999 from the University of Pennsylvania’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations where he served as Regional Director of Major Gifts at the Wharton School. While at Wharton, Mr. Cattie served as part of the fundraising team that crafted the School’s historic $450 million Campaign for Sustained Leadership.


Professional Activities & Achievements

Big Brothers Big Sisters – Former Big Brother
Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Washington, DC – Emeritus Board of Governor



MGA, Government Administration, Univ of Pennsylvania Fels Center of Government 
BA, Communications, University of Pennsylvania