Senior director, McDonald’s Canada

Loblaw leads her organization in raising awareness, understanding and funding for Canada's Ronald McDonald Houses, which offers housing for families of seriously ill children who are receiving treatment at a nearby hospital. Under Cathy's leadership, RMH Canada has increased its support to Ronald McDonald Houses that provide 470 bedrooms for over 10,000 families annually, which is about 40 percent of the families of Canada’s most sick children.

The remarkable growth at Ronald McDonald Houses also included the launch of Canada's first Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, which delivers free medical, dental and health education services to underserved families. Loblaw is passionate about women's leadership and is known for leading with integrity and leveraging resources in unconditional ways.

Nominated by: Richard Ellis, senior vice president, communications, public affairs and corporate social responsibility, McDonald’s