About the Founder

Cathy Francois' career began in advertising sales and customer service before transitioning into higher education which ultimately led to her current role as a Career Coach. Her experience as a Certified Career Coach ranges from assisting those early in their careers to transitioning experienced professionals including entrepreneurs in today's ever-changing and competitive market. Her passion for helping people succeed inspired her to expand into independent career consulting through founding Rezume Forward, where she uses her diverse workplace experience and interpersonal skills to bring a personalized approach to career coaching. Cathy uses a creative approach to produce resumes and Linkedin profiles that brings her clients' unique career story to life.

Cathy is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator based in the Greater Washington DC Metropolitan area serving clients nationwide. She is also a Career Advising Specialist at University of Maryland University College, conference speaker, workshop facilitator, and an active blogger with works featured on blogs such as OnlineCareerTips.com and CareersinGovernment.com. She is a proud graduate of the University of Florida where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, and has a Master's in Business Administration from Kaplan University.


A Word From the Founder

"Thank you for visiting Rezume Forward. I started Rezume Forward to give individuals access to much needed career services that's not only affordable, but personal, meaningful, and effective.  Early in my career I have helped small businesses market their brand and now do the same for individuals as a Career Coach and Resume Writer. Allow me to use my over 10 years of combined experience to help you market your professional qualities to achieve your career goals and dreams."

Cathy Francois, MBA, GCDF    Founder & Career Exploration Officer      

Cathy Francois, MBA, GCDF

Founder & Career Exploration Officer      

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