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Appropriately irreverent. Inspiring action. 

Catherine Morgan is an engaging speaker who draws her audience in with illustrative stories, case studies, and humor. Her talks include tips to create the right mindset for success, and actionable techniques that professionals can immediately use in their career, business, or life. She is not afraid to poke fun at herself – or the fears we all face.

Whether conducting an intimate workshop, speaking to a large group, or doing a media interview, Catherine generates enthusiasm and engagement. She also is comfortable fielding the tough questions.

Catherine is a natural, conversational speaker who consistently receives rave reviews for her talks and presentations.


Upcoming talks

Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) Career Day
Talk: Acing the Interview
May 7, 2016 • Hilton Garden – Mettawa, IL (94 and 60-Townline Road) USA

Engaging Speakers May Meeting
Talk: Productivity the Secret Sauce for Speakers
May 20, 2016 • Goose Island Brewery, Chicago, IL USA 11:00 AM

Executive Networking Group (ENG)
Workshop: TBD
June 9, 2016 • Schaumburg Library, Schaumburg, IL USA – TBD

Community Career Center (CCC)
Talk: Acing the Interview (2-hour workshop)
July 21, 2016 • Naperville, IL USA – 10:00 AM

Community Career Center (CCC) 
Talk: Re-Launch You: Liftoff After Layoff (1-hour workshop)
September 6, 2016 • Naperville, IL USA – 10:00 AM

St. Thomas the Apostle Jobs Ministry in Naperville
Talk: Re-Launch You: Liftoff After Layoff (1-hour talk)
September 9. 2016 • Naperville, IL, USA

Now booking for Fall 2016. Please call 877-672-5333 for availability. 

Past talks

Career Resource Center (CRC)
Talk: Acing the Interview (90-minute workshop)
March 16, 2016 • Lake Forest, IL USA – 1:30 PM

Jewish Executive Networking (JEN) Group
Talk: Productivity: The Secret Sauce for Job Search (45-minute talk)
March 24, 2016 • Glencoe, IL USA – 9:00 AM

Community Career Center (CCC)
Talk: Productivity: The Secret Sauce for Job Search (2-hour workshop)
March 31, 2016 • Naperville, IL USA – 10:00 AM

St. Thomas the Apostle Jobs Ministry in Naperville
Talk: Re-Launch You: Liftoff After Layoff (1-hour talk)
April 8, 2016 • Naperville, IL, USA

St. Thomas the Apostle Jobs Ministry in Naperville
Acing the Interview (1-hour talk)
April 15, 2016 • Naperville, IL, USA

The Shift
Workshop: Marketing Your Biz on a Bootstrapper’s Budget (A Big Bang for Small Bucks)
April 21, 2016 • Chicago, IL USA – 6:30 PM

SCORE and Sam’s Club Event
Panel Discussion: Selling for People Who Are Not Salesmen
April 26, 2016 • Tinley Park, IL USA

Catherine Morgan knows her stuff and seasons it with a witty, conversational presentation style that engages and holds your attention. The content for her presentation on business blogging and E-newsletters was practical, useable and voluminous without being ponderous. In a new world full of “experts,” Catherine is more interested in helping your business flourish than being part of the club. She really cares about the people she serves. The next time she presents, don’t miss it. It’s worth the time. You’ll get more out of one presentation from her than you’ll get from a dozen convoluted, self-promotional books. Catherine doesn’t take herself seriously, but she takes her work very seriously. What a refreshing combination. ~Rick A., IL


Photo credit: Prayush Raymajhi


While there are a number of speakers on the Chicago area networking group circuit, Catherine is a bit different. Her experience of having “been there and done that” has given her a refreshingly pragmatic perspective. I found her direct answers to questions from the audience to be enlivening.
~ Larry M.,  IL


[VIDEO] 25-minute talk at OfficeSlice Coworking: Off the Cliff – Is There a Net? Getting Your Business Started



Catherine gave me practical tips on how to use social media to build relationships with other people in my industry as well as with people that have influence with my target market. Catherine was down to earth and very knowledgeable at the same time. You can tell that Catherine is excellent at building relationships at all levels and it was inspiring for me to hear her talk. ~ Ken C., IL

What I realized was that I missing a huge opportunity to expand my network in a whole new way. I could engage influencers just like people were engaging me. Catherine’s content was so fresh and relevant I felt myself wanting to get started even before she was finished. Thanks for the inspiration Catherine! ~ Cathy M., IL

Past Talks 2016

2015 Speaking Engagements

2014 Speaking Engagements

2013 Speaking Engagements

2012 Speaking Engagements


June 2014

February 1, 2016 – Catherine Morgan was interviewed on Entrepreneur.com by Carol Roth in “How to Transition Back to Employee After Being an Entrepreneur

July 8, 2013 – Chamber Chatter with Donna Saul on WCHE 1520 AM (Philadelphia area) 30-minute interview. Topic: Thriving After Layoff

June 10, 2013 – The Noon Show with Carol Roth on WGN AM 720 (Chicago) Double segment interview with listener call-in To Do: Be Productive

March 7, 2013 – The Noon Show with Carol Roth on WGN AM 720 (Chicago). 20-minute interview and answering questions from callers about interviewing in You have the job interview…now what?

January 28, 2013 – The Noon Show with Carol Roth on WGN AM 720 (Chicago). 10-minute segment Thriving when you’re unemployed.

November 5, 2012 – Chamber Chatter with Donna Saul on WCHE 1520 AM (Philadelphia area) 30-minute radio interview. Topic: Productivity: The Secret Sauce for Successful Entrepreneurs

October 1, 2012 – Newspaper Quote: Daily Herald Business Ledger





Multiple guest posts on various sites, including CarolRoth.com, BarryMoltz.com, TDS corporate blog, ChicagoNow.com and others. Consolidated list of guest blog posts can be found here.


Catherine Morgan is a professional speaker and the founder of Point A to Point B Transitions Inc. The company is a virtual provider of coaching services to individuals who are in career transition or are looking to establish and grow successful services businesses such as consulting or coaching practices. http://pointatopointbtransitions.com

Catherine has a deep background in the financial services and professional services industries with a focus on technology. She has been employed by KPMG, Arthur Andersen, and Deloitte. Through her own consulting company she was a project employee for Protiviti, Navigant Consulting, and Resources Global. She graduated from Vassar College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

Catherine Morgan speaks on various topics, including navigating career transition, growing a solo consulting practice, and being more productive. She has been coaching clients and colleagues through job, business, and life transitions for more than 20 years.


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