Cath DeStefano CEO of Human TuneUp Company, author, keynote speaker, staff development and human potential workshop leader, artist. A catalyst for bringing out the best in people. Cath brings real-world experience, a deep knowledge of people and a sense of fun to her speaking and workshops. She has been invited into companies worldwide to develop leaders, help build customer-focused workplaces and lower stress levels. Her university degree in education, political science and international relations combined with her real-world experience as a Health and Human Services supervisor and executive director of San Diego Diplomacy Council add credibility and practicality to Cath’s instruction. She has earned a reputation as an extremely creative facilitator of learning. She has worked internationally with non-profits to multinational corporations and with executives to front line staff. Those who have benefited from Cath’s expertise and skill building include Amazon, Marriott, Safeway, Nestle’, Silicon Valley Catalysts, Sharp Healthcare, University of California San Diego, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Sempra and the U.S. Department of State. Over 200,000 from six continents and across 49 states have attended her sessions.
Cath’s clients speak of her in glowing terms: highly creative thinker, master speaker, powerful workshop leader, a talent for making learning memorable, at ease working with people in all areas of life. Her commitment to “discovery learning” makes her sessions less “talk-to” and more interactive learning. Her approach is described as fun, not stuffy. Cath was a San Diego Business Journal Women Who Move the City finalist, appointed by mayor as chair of the International Affairs Board for the city of San Diego, and past president of La Jolla Sunrise Rotary. Her company’s Vital Signs for Vets Campaign gifted healing posters to inpatients in military medical centers throughout San Diego County. Companies schedule Cath’s innovative Customer Care Series of 7 TuneUps and her Life Series of 7 TuneUps to engage employees and refresh healthy habits. Her books Vital Signs! for Customer Care, Vital Signs! for Life and other inspiring resources can be found on her website: HumanTuneUp.com.