Cat Slack (formerly Cat Cvengros) is an expert speaker, fundraiser and nonprofit leader. Cat gets to be a consultant at Aperio Philanthropy, helping nonprofits connect with and serve their communities. Cat most recently served as the Chief Philanthropy Officer for Second Harvest of Silicon Valley for five years. In that time, she increased revenues by 203%, from $37M to $112M. The dollars raised fed about a half a million individuals each month in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Cat worked on behalf of those experiencing homelessness for 10 years prior to the food bank, and she served as a community health educator in the Peace Corps in Armenia. Cat enjoys fiddling with her telescope, hiking and telling stories. She lives in Oklahoma City with her husband, the amazing Mike Slack.