Cathy Goddard is an entrepreneur, connector, collaborator and champion of leaders and learners. As the founder of Lighthouse Visionary Strategies, she offers a unique blend of coaching and mentoring services to those ready and committed to chart their next course. She does this through customized one-on-one coaching, an award-winning mentor program and innovative online programs.
Cathy is an expert on women’s leadership and is unwavering in her belief that happiness, peace and satisfaction are attainable when you craft a plan aligned with your own unique set of circumstances. With a robust career in leadership roles and business ownership, her mission is to provide the tools, resources and knowledge that create impactful and lasting results.
With entrepreneurial drive, unsurpassed enthusiasm and a hard work ethic, Cathy built a successful employment agency that she sold in 2008. Launching Lighthouse, she committed to delivering a powerful paradigm of knowledge sharing, networking, connections, accountability and insightful resources to design the life and business you deserve.
Cathy writes Lighthouse’s blog and is a feature columnist for Pique Newsmagazine. She has been a contributor to Arlene Dickinson’s YOU Inc, Small Business BC, Mentorship BC, Women’s Enterprise Centre and was a long-standing business columnist for the Whistler Question newspaper.
Her volunteer portfolio includes serving as a Board Member for the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation. Past philanthropic roles have been as roles on the Boards of Zero Ceiling Society and Whistler Community Services Society, Planning Committee Chair of Women of Whistler and as an Adhoc Committee Member of the Kathy Barnett Leadership Luncheon. She has taught financial knowledge classes to local schools on behalf of Junior Achievement of BC. Cathy was a proud facilitator of training orientations for two years leading up to the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
She is a life lover, happy wife and community passionista living in beautiful Whistler, British Columbia.