Kathy Cathcart, President & Managing Director

Kathy CathcartKathy has worked with Align since it started. In fact, she helped map it all out and ensure it operated smoothly on Day 1. She relishes spending time helping others plot out and implement efficient procedures, using input from all stakeholders. Give Kathy a pile of colorful sticky notes and she will let you visualize your current process and the process that would be more efficient. Kathy is an Align executive who, in addition to process mapping skills, is also adept at facilitation and training. She has an undergraduate degree in Management Human Resources from Park University.


Brittany Ashby, Vice President

Brittany AshbyBrittany came to Align when it started, bringing education and experience that make her invaluable to Align’s clients. With a passion for working with nonprofit organizations, her resume includes employment in the University of Northern Colorado Development Office and at the prestigious El Pomar Foundation in Colorado. Her undergraduate degree is from the University of Colorado at Boulder; and she holds an MS from the University of Wyoming in adult education and learning technologies


Jody Shields, Vice President

Jody Shields

Jody has vast experience in strategic planning, project management, marketing and public relations in the nonprofit and healthcare fields. She works with a diverse array of clients and has a deep passion for helping nonprofits build capacity to fulfill their missions.

Jody holds a Bachelor of Science degree in recreation and tourism management from Arizona State University, and a Master’s Degree in strategic leadership from Black Hills State University.


Bill Benskin, Vice President

Bill Benskin

Bill is a CPA who has practiced corporate finance for almost 30 years. He designs accounting systems to monitor performance, manages investments and oversees financial and tax reporting to outside entities. Besides all that, Bill can explain the ever-changing and often complex accounting rules in terms that are understandable for even the greenest neophyte. Bill is Wyoming born and bred. His degree is from the University of Wyoming.