Cathy Krieger, LCSW, MA, MA, MBA

President & CEO

Cathy Krieger, President and CEO, has been with Children’s Place Association since its inception. With more than 30 years of experience in social work, she has helped develop and launch all of Children’s Place’s programming since 1991.

Prior to joining Children’s Place, Cathy served as the Director of Social Services for the Cabrini Green Legal Aid Clinic. Cathy currently serves on the Policy Committee of the Child Care Association of Illinois.

She received her Master’s degree in Social Work from The University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from The University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business. Cathy also graduated cum laude from Trinity International University, with a Master’s degree in Theology, and New College of Hofstra, with a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities.