Catherine Qureshi is the Chief Operating Officer for the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. Previous experience includes working for the Citiparks department, City Council, the Pittsburgh Parking Authority, and for three Pittsburgh Mayors. Ms. Qureshi also worked for the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. She has a Masters in Public Policy from CMU and recently published a self-help book. She lives on the Southside with her husband and two children.