First Lady Cathy MalloyCathy Malloy is a dedicated and compassionate community leader, manager, and mother who has devoted her life to helping others.
She most recently served as Executive Director of The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education. In that position, Mrs. Malloy made a significant impact on every aspect of the non-profit organization, including adding education as a critical component to The Center’s crisis counseling services. She has been tireless in her pursuit of raising funds, raising awareness, and caring for victims/survivors and their loved ones. Additionally, she has been a huge advocate for vulnerable populations at risk of sexual assault, including persons with disabilities, homeless men and women, drug/alcohol addicts, and victims of human trafficking.
Before her tenure with The Center, Mrs. Malloy held positions as multi-faceted as she is. She was Vice President of Development for the United Way of Greenwich and Stamford, and prior to that she worked in the restaurant and hospitality industry for more than 20 years. Highlights include running her own catering business, owning a diner, being marketing director for a mall and ending this facet of her career as a Vice President of Operations for a well-known restaurateur.
Mrs. Malloy is a passionate advocate for the arts and has served as chair of the Stamford Arts in Education initiative and as a board member for the Connecticut Grand Opera and Orchestra and the Stamford Center for the Arts. She has also served on the advisory boards of the Stamford Museum and Nature Center and the State of Connecticut Office of Victim Advocate.
Born in Boston, a twin and the youngest of six children, Mrs. Malloy is a graduate of Boston College, where she met her husband, Governor Dannel Malloy. They have three sons: Dannel, Ben, and Sam (who currently attends their alma mater).