Stephanie Q. Cattarin Executive Director - Center for Professional Development

Stephanie Q. Cattarin

“Education in any form is so very important, to both the individual and our local WNY community as a whole” 

Stephanie Cattarin is no stranger to higher education. While earning her master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Niagara University, Stephanie worked in Graduate Admissions as Assistant to the Director for four years.  In 2008, Stephanie joined the Canisius College Graduate Admissions Office as Assistant Director. Stephanie’s experience in recruiting adult students and business professionals into graduate programs has transitioned seamlessly into the area of training and development. Stephanie sees it as an extension on their education and is proud to be able to provide professionals of all ages and all industries the opportunity to strengthen their skills and add valuable credentials to their resumes.

Stephanie is currently the Foundation Director of the Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association (BNHRA), a member of the American Marketing Association, and the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), Niagara Frontier chapter.  Stephanie also sits on the Buffalo Partnership Advisory Board for Buffalo Niagara 360 and is the director of programs for NFASD. 

If you ever wonder what the Q stands for in Stephanie’s signature, it’s Quain. From her mother, to her daughter, it’s a unique middle name kept in the family.