Cathy Schmidt

Cathy has over 25 years of retirement and human resources experience. She originally worked as a Plan Analyst at BDS for six years before leaving for the Cape in 2002. There she worked in the areas of benefits, compensation and as a foreign national advisor. Cathy returned to BDS in 2015 bringing an employer’s perspective to her work.

A graduate of Anna Maria College, she earned the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation as well as certifications as a Retirement Plan Associate and Group Benefits Associate from the International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans in partnership with the Wharton School.

Cathy and her husband have three children, two sons-in-law, two grandsons and a granddaughter- a loud and boisterous bunch.