Catherine Read


Catherine ReadCatherine Read is the principal/owner of Creative Read, Inc, a social media consultancy founded in 2007. She is a graduate of George Mason University with a BA in Government & Politics and has diverse career experience in Human Resources, operations management, sales and marketing, and as a small business owner.

She is a frequent panelist and speaker in the Washington, DC, area on the subject of social media marketing. Her clients include independent professionals, small businesses, corporations, associations, non-profits and political candidates. She also consults with organizations that are ready to create and implement a social media initiative from strategy to social media policy, and on to an action plan and staff assignments.

Catherine is active in community organizations, serving as the immediate past president of the Rotary Club of Centreville, a member of the board of directors for Our Daily Bread Fairfax and NARAL Pro-Choice VA, and as a committee member of Fairfax City’s Spotlight on the Arts. Her husband Tom and three children are advocates for LGBT equality in Virginia.