is the Founder and CEO of StemExpress
with over 13 years experience in patient care and medical research. She began working at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital at age 19 in the departments of Emergency Medicine, Surgery and Psychology, she concurrently worked extensively with human dissections and organ donations. During that time, Cate earned a A.A.S in Liberal Arts from Santa Barbara City College, and later an additional B.A. in Sociology from California State University, Sacramento
. At age 23, Cate concurrently worked for a prominent Bay Area human tissue provider as a procurement specialist, as well as opened her first company, which managed corporate building contracts throughout California. It wasn’t until 2010 that she struck a balance between her natural business acumen and love of medicine by founding StemExpress
, which has since become the new high standard in human tissue, blood and cell procurement and isolation for top research universities, labs and hospitals across the country.