COVID-19 Communications Update from Cathedral Corporation


Friday, September 11, 2020 - Rome, NY

Cathedral Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Ray Witkowski as National Managing Director. Ray will be leading Cathedral’s higher education business development initiatives with a special focus on audience engagement, fundraising communications, and other strategic solutions for both new and current clients. He will also provide senior leadership to the account teams that develop and implement tailored communication programs for private and public colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Shelley Sweeney, Senior Vice President at Cathedral, is excited with Ray’s appointment. “His extensive background and impressive years of experience as a senior communications leader in higher education will serve as a perfect catalyst for us in this market. Ray has and will continue to have a positive influence on our education clients and the diverse communities they serve.”

Ray brings over 30 years of distinguished experience to Cathedral. Previously, he served as a Managing Director at Changing Our World, a fundraising and philanthropy consulting firm, where he provided counsel on comprehensive engagements for such clients as Albany Law School, Cathedral High School, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Fontbonne University, as well as select diocesan and non-profit organizations. During his career, he has also held senior-level positions at Stamats Communications, Zone 5 and Creative Communication Associates, where he focused exclusively on higher education client development, senior account management and agency operations. Ray holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from St. John Fisher College and resides in the Albany, NY area.

About Cathedral Corporation
Creating opportunity from technological innovation has always been an important part of Cathedral Corporation’s strategy. Cathedral began working with the U.S. Postal Service in 1916 supplying mailed offering envelopes to its church customers. Throughout its history, the company has grown and evolved to meet the changing needs of community and member-based organizations with a collection of services including but not limited to the following: The Essentials® Suite (specialized set of services developed to handle critical communication needs), data management, direct mail, print production, digital solutions and fulfillment services. Cathedral prides itself not only on the quality of its products, but also the quality of its relationships. Known for providing a personalized experience focused on superior customer service, tailored products and commitment to quality assurance, Cathedral continually excels at positioning its clients for growth.

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