Cate Gormley is a Vice President at Lake Research Partners. Cate works with foundations, non-profits, and issue advocacy organizations and has a wide range of experience conducting quantitative and qualitative research. Since 2006 Cate has conducted research on a variety of progressive issues including women’s leadership, paid family leave, reproductive health and justice, national security, gender-based violence, children’s health, transportation and more. Recent clients have included The Barbara Lee Family Foundation, The National Women’s Law Center, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, The League of Women Voters, Move to End Violence, The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Cate is a native Houstonian and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in English. She is the proud mother of a spirited toddler, Olive.