Cathy Calhoun

Chief Client Officer

Simplicity is the result of profound thought.

— Cathy Calhoun

Question and Answer

How long have you worked at Weber Shandwick?

25 years, seven different roles, always deeply engaged in clients.

In five words or less, how would you describe your Weber Shandwick colleagues

Smart, curious, solution-oriented, fearless and funny.

Best restaurant/favorite meal in Chicago?

Bahn Mi at Nhu Lan Bakery in Lincoln Square. No place to sit down but amazing – and authentic - Vietnamese sandwiches.

What is your passion outside of work?

My passion is definitely my daughter Sophie. She has taught me: a) Raising a child is life’s greatest gift - and toughest challenge. b) If I can do that, I can do anything. c) At the end of the day, I’m never really the boss.

What's something surprising people might not know about you?

I once (bungee) jumped 140 feet off of a bridge in New Zealand. Once was enough.

What's the coolest (or weirdest) place a project has taken you?

The Harley-Davidson 100th Anniversary celebration in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Harley enthusiasts are the epitome of brand fans.