Cathy Cranberg

Philanthropist, Founder ACE Scholarships

Cathy Cranberg is a business leader, investor, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. 

As a business leader, she serves on the Board of Aspect Holdings, LLC and One Map Mineral Services, LLC, while working as a strategic consultant within both.   Cathy spent most of her career leading large, complex commercial organizations at GE Healthcare and Novartis Pharmaceuticals.  She served as Managing Director at Novartis from 2008-2014 and as Vice President at General Electric from 2005-2008.  Cathy received an MBA from Wingate University and a BA from The George Washington University where she was 2-time captain of the Women’s Basketball team. 

As an investor, Cathy loves to empower women and has worked with Golden Seeds, SheEO, and others to invest in female entrepreneurs and startup companies.   

As a philanthropist, she and her husband, Alex are expanding the Alliance for CHOICE in Education (ACE) nationally.  ACE provides low income children with the opportunity to attend the quality private school of their choice.  Rooted in Denver, ACE now can be found in 6 states and has provided scholarships to over 25,000 children. 

As an entrepreneur, Cathy is passionate about building her business to empower others to live their lives with “authentic agility”.  Authentic Agility ™ is a game that explores the question: “How Do You See the World?” scheduled to launch commercially in 2018. 

Cathy is married to Alex Cranberg.  Together they have 4 children and 1 grandchild; Hannah (23), Clare (19), Shane (10), and Skylar (4) and granddaughter, Jace (4).  Cathy and her family live between Houston, Tx, Denver, Co, and Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.