Cathryn Stickel

Director, Talent Management and Organizational Development

Cathryn Stickel leads talent management and organizational development for Anzu Partners, providing counsel on recruiting, HR, and business operations to its portfolio companies.

Cathryn has spent the majority of her career working for software companies, most recently for Mapbox, a high growth start-up building mapping and location tools for developers. Cathryn led recruiting at Mapbox for three years, quadrupling the size of the company. She was also instrumental in building and executing processes around HR, compensation, benefits, performance reviews, and employment policies.

Previously, Cathryn ran operations for FrontlineSMS, a mobile messaging software company with offices in Washington, DC and Nairobi, Kenya. She traveled extensively, training and supporting users of the software, and managed the organization’s operations, including finance, recruiting, and HR.

Cathryn received her BA in Political Communications and MA in Media and Public Affairs from the George Washington University.